Attorney Kathleen Williams represents clients with regard to employment matters, including advice and counsel, compliance, investigations, and litigation.

Kathleen’s experience includes the following:

  • Advising clients on and litigating employment, discrimination, harassment, disabilities, non-compete, wage and hour, and general litigation matters in state and federal courts, arbitrations, and administrative agencies
  • Representing clients in investigating and defending whistleblower and whistleblower retaliation claims
  • Providing advice and counsel on a range of employment issues, including negotiating employment agreements and severance agreements, employment issues related to acquisitions and mergers, reductions in force, and defending claims arising from those actions
  • Providing advice and counsel on affirmative action plans, and defending such plans in investigations by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs and state and local agencies
  • Providing advice and counsel with regard to the development of policies
  • Investigating complaints and potential complaints
  • Providing advice and counsel to boards

In 2019 and 2020, Kathleen was recommended by The Legal 500 United States in the area of Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense.

Focus Areas




  • The George Washington University Law School (J.D.)
  • University of Pennsylvania (B.A.)

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

Professional & Community Involvement

  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Society for Human Resource Management





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