Erin E. Williams

Shareholder || St. Louis

Erin E. Williams represents a wide range of companies in all aspects of employment law, including both litigation and advice work.  Ms. Williams’s practice includes representing clients in state and federal courts and before various administrative agencies, including charges of discrimination brought by students before the Department of Education.  She has extensive experience with employment litigation matters including employment discrimination, sexual and other harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, whistleblowing, wage and hour litigation, restrictive covenants and reductions in force.

In addition, Ms. Williams regularly advises clients on issues relating to:

  • ADA/FMLA and employee leaves of absence
  • Litigation avoidance
  • Harassment prevention counseling and training
  • Employee hires and promotions
  • Employee discipline and discharge
  • Internal investigations
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Reductions in force
  • Wage and hour practices
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Ms. Williams has significant experience litigating various types of claims through all stages of litigation, including trial.  Her experience in obtaining favorable results for clients includes the following:

Ms. Williams has worked extensively with clients with national operations, and is well-versed on multi-state (and even 50-state) operations and issues.  She has significant experience working with staffing companies and university clients, including internal investigations, claims of employment discrimination and has obtained favorable results defending charges of discrimination brought by students with the Department of Education on behalf of those clients.  She also regularly advises clients on issues relating to employee leaves of absence, and navigating both the ADA and the FMLA in relation to such issues.

Ms. Williams is a member of the Staffing/PEO practice group, the EEOC Litigation practice group and the Higher Education practice group.

Education

Admittance to Practice

Professional Activities

  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Women Lawyer’s Association of Greater St. Louis
  • International Institute of Metropolitan St. Louis (Board Member 2014-2017)
  • Kids In The Middle (Board Member)

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