Timothy G. Williams
- 401 B Street, Suite 2000
San Diego, CA 92101
- Phone:(619) 234-1222
- Fax:(619) 236-9677
Tim’s practice focuses on federal and California employment laws, including wage-and-hour, discrimination, harassment, and separation/termination matters. He has considerable knowledge with minimum wage, overtime, expense reimbursement, and mis-classification issues, having litigated scores of such cases over 20 years, and he is regularly asked to speak and write on wage-and-hour topics. In particular, Tim has extensive experience litigating approximately 50 complex/class actions in federal and state courts throughout California, on behalf of employees/consumers and employers/businesses. Tim has litigated hundreds of other cases in various federal and state courts at trial and on appeal, in arbitration and mediation, and state administrative proceedings including with the California Labor Commissioner.
Tim is a graduate of the University of Southern California, and of South Texas College of Law. He has also completed a program for advanced mediation training with Pepperdine University. In 1996, Tim became licensed to practice law in Texas. In 1997, he passed the California bar. Tim became a partner in the firm in 2003.
Tim has achieved the highest possible (“AV”) rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the authoritative resource for information on the world wide legal profession. This AV rating indicates very high to preeminent legal ability and very high professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability and diligence as established by confidential opinions from both judges and members of the bar. He has also been selected each year since 2009 as an employment SuperLawyer, a distinguished award given to only a small percentage of attorneys in certain specialties around the country. Tim has also been selected as one of the Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment Lawyers.
Tim is active in various bar associations, including the American Bar Association and State Bar of California and their sections on Labor & Employment, as well as the San Diego County Bar Association and its Labor & Employment Law Section as a past Co-Chair. Tim volunteers with Lawyers Club of San Diego, an attorney organization dedicated to advancing the status of women in the law and society. Tim is also an alumni of the Louis M. Welch Chapter of the American Inns of Court, a nationwide association of judges and lawyers committed to the preservation of ethics and civility in the practice of law.
Tim devotes time as a volunteer to local, state and national law school functions and bar organizations, including at the University of San Diego employment law clinic. Tim also spends significant time each year volunteering with youth sports activities in his community. Tim is also a two time marathon finisher, and has completed nine half-marathon races, including running to raise money for charitable organizations.