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Amanda A. Williams

Amanda A. Williams is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has considerable knowledge representing corporations and other personnel in virtually all phases of employment-related litigation from risk-management through trial and appeal. Amanda regularly handles matters involving employment disputes, including claims of race, disability, gender, and age discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, wage and hour disputes, workers’ compensation, family medical leave policies, and in litigation involving business torts, trade secrets, non-competes, and non-solicitation and employment agreements. In addition, she routinely counsels clients on day-to-day employment-related matters, including disciplinary actions, accommodations, hiring, and firing employees and conducts internal investigations, reviews and prepares client-specific policies and procedures, and provides training for employers. Texas Super Lawyers has recognized Amanda as a “Rising Star” from 2015 to the present.

Kompetencje

Doświadczenie

  • Obtained summary judgment for a national airline catering company in a race discrimination and IIED case.°
  • Obtained summary judgment for national security company in a sexual harassment, sex discrimination, and retaliation case.°
  • Obtained summary judgment for national massage therapy Franchise in a sexual harassment case in which the EEOC issued a for-cause determination.°
  • Obtained summary judgment for a correctional facility in a sexual harassment, sex/race discrimination, and retaliation case.°
  • Obtained several rulings and dismissals of Charges of Discrimination filed with the EEOC and TWC against numerous employers.°
  • Provided employment related training to managers, human resources personnel, employees, and other representatives regarding premises liability, claims handling, consumer protection, and general liability, etc.°
  • Negotiated settlements on behalf of numerous clients in matters involving personal injury, defamation, intentional infliction of emotional distress, breach of employment contracts, age, gender, national origin, disability, and other forms of discrimination/harassment/retaliation, etc.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Williams prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law, 2013-Present

Sukcesy i wyróżnienia

  • Listed, Super Lawyers Magazine, Texas Super Lawyers, “Rising Star,” 2015-2020
  • Cambridge Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals, 2009-2012
  • Member, The New Roundtable, Board of Directors
  • Member, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Pro Bono Legal Volunteer, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Legal Clinic “Human Resources and Employment Matters,” 2014-Present
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association and American Bar Association
  • Member, J.L. Turner Legal Association
  • Member, Minority Bar Association
  • Member, National Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Fellow, Dallas Bar Foundation

Kwalifikacje

Wykształcenie
  • J.D., cum laude, Texas Tech University School of Law, 2008
  • B.S., cum laude, Texas Christian University, 2005
Posiadane uprawnienia
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas