Kimberly Williams is a “full service” labor and employment attorney, representing employers across the spectrum of labor and employment litigation and counseling. Drawing from nearly two decades of labor and employment legal experience, she regularly advises clients on various complex employment matters, including hiring, firing, and other disciplinary action, wage and hour issues, leave issues, and compliance with federal and state employment-related laws and regulations. Kimberly also handles workplace investigations, including into claims of discrimination, pay disparity, harassment and retaliation. She regularly conducts employment law-related training, such as anti-discrimination, anti-harassment training and employment law “best practices.” Kimberly also counsels clients on their diversity policies and programs.
An experienced litigator, Kimberly has defended employers in employment litigation matters involving claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful discharge. Kimberly regularly represents colleges and universities in a variety of matters, including Title IX litigation.
Additionally, Kimberly represents clients in enforcing and defending against non-competition, non-solicitation and non-disclosure agreements, as well as litigating concerning claims of unfair competition, misappropriation of trade secrets and breach of contract.
Kimberly has experience representing employers in all industries before various state and federal administrative agencies, including the Texas Workforce Commission, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Department of Labor, Office of Administrative Law Judges and Administrative Review Board.
Kimberly also maintains a robust transactional practice, drafting employment agreements, severance agreements, non-competition agreements. She advises companies on both the seller and buyer-sides of mergers and acquisitions, helping to navigate the various employment issues that arise in M&A matters.