As a member of the Littler CaseSmart – Charges™ team and based in Texas, Laura B. Williams is responsible for handling charges from investigation to conclusion. She works on client-dedicated service teams, focusing on handling administrative agency charges. She investigates charge allegations, reviews pertinent documents, interviews key witnesses, and provides clients an assessment of the risks associated with the charge. In partnership with the client, she defends the charge by drafting persuasive position statements and responses to the agency’s requests for information.
Laura has experience in various aspects of management-side labor and employment litigation, administrative proceedings, and advice and counsel, including:
- Labor relations issues before the NLRB and disputes under collective bargaining agreements
- Wage and hour matters under FLSA and various state laws
- Discrimination claims related to Title VII, ADA, ADEA, PDA
- Mass layoffs and WARN Act compliance