Experienced in representing companies of all sizes, Amy S. Williams aggressively defends California employers in class action and single plaintiff matters. Williams represents management in actions alleging discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, and wage and hour violations in state and federal court as well as before various administrative agencies.
Williams also counsels employers on preventative measures to avoid litigation, including reviews of general employment policies and wage and hour issues, and assists employers in conducting internal investigations.
University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, J.D., 2003
Arizona State University, B.S., Exercise Science/Physical Therapy, cum laude, 1997
"How To Protect Against The Continued Onslaught Of Wage And Hour Litigation," Orange County Business Journal, October 2015
Harrison v. Islands Restaurants, No. G038059, 2008 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 1234 (Cal. Ct. App. Feb. 14, 2008)
"What California Employers Need to Know About Wage & Hour Class Actions & PAGA Lawsuits," CDF Webinar Series, October 2015
"Employee Handbook Update 2014 for California Employers," CDF Webinar Series, February 2014
"Top Hiring Pitfalls & How to Avoid Them," CDF HR Roundtable, August 2013
"Employment Law Update 2013: An Update for Employers," Orange County Tech Alliance, 2013
"Hot Topics and New Developments in Human Resources: A Legal Update, National Human Resources Association, 2011
"Employment Law Update: The Biggest Employment Law Challenges," ADP, 2007
"Employment Law Update: Romance and Rudeness in the Workplace," HR Link, 2006
Orange County Bar Association, 2005-present
Listed, Super Lawyers Southern California Rising Star, 2012 & 2015