Courtney C. Williams both advises companies and litigates on their behalf on a wide range of employment matters, including compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, discrimination and harassment, and claims of wrongful termination and defamation. She also works with clients to develop employee handbooks and advises on severance, noncompete and other employment-related agreements.
Her background includes advising employers nationwide on matters of compliance in rapidly expanding areas of the law including ADA issues arising from the legalization of marijuana use, compulsory state-mandated sexual harassment training, and leave laws including state-to-state requirements and variations. She has counseled successful entertainers and recording artists on a wide range of employment related issues including variations state-to-state that can arise as musicians tour throughout the country and abroad and drafting employment agreement and noncompetes that address such intricacies.
Courtney has experience representing employers in complaints related to workers’ compensation and unemployment insurance, reductions in force, wrongful discharge, discrimination and civil rights, and wage and hour compliance, as well as conducting labor and employment due diligence in the sale and acquisition of a corporation, sale of assets, and sale of shares.
During law school, she was Honor Council Chief Deputy and a member of the Environmental Law and Policy Review.