Profile

Ms. Williams is an Associate with the Federal Practice Group and is part of the law firm’s federal employment group.

Prior to joining the Federal Practice Group, Ms. Williams served as a Legislative Staff Attorney for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) based in Washington, D.C., where she managed MALDEF’s federal education advocacy portfolio. She analyzed and tracked legislation, policy descriptions and proposals, governmental regulations, rules, and executive orders. She also lead and participated in coalitions on civil rights and civil liberties issues in law and policy, including: education, voting rights, immigrants’ rights, judicial and executive nominations, labor and employment, access to justice, and racial and social justice.

Ms. Williams also served as an advocate for the National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) in Washington, D.C., where she assisted in a veterans’ class action lawsuit against the Department of Veterans Affairs. She also served as a Student Mentor and Advocate for Parents Engaged for Learning Equality (PELE) Initiative. At PELE Special Education Advocacy Law Clinic Ms. Williams  represented parents of children with disabilities in Individualized Education Program (IEP).

Ms. Williams earned her Juris Doctorate from the William & Mary Law School, graduating Cum Laude and with a Dean’s Certificate honor. She received her Bachelor of Arts in History with a minor in Classical Civilizations from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Ms. Williams’ is admitted to practice in Maryland.

Credentials

 

  • J.D., William & Marry Law School
  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles