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Marlene C. Williams

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Marlene Williams is a seasoned litigator who guides her clients through complex labor and employment matters, defending Fortune 100 companies in class action disputes and collective action litigation.

With clients spanning a variety of industries, including energy, chemical, media, retail, manufacturing, and healthcare services, she has served as lead counsel in bench and jury trials in appeals in federal and state appellate courts, and in arbitrations, including cases involving multiple parties and millions of dollars in claims.

In addition to her varied commercial litigation experience, Marlene assists clients in resolving a wide range of employment law issues, including wage and hour cases; discrimination, retaliation and harassment; whistleblower claims; business torts; Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) compliance; employment agreements; hiring and onboarding processes; and general human resources practices. Marlene also has extensive experience representing clients in non-compete and trade secret matters.

A well-respected advocate on employment law, her in-depth knowledge of these topics also allows Marlene to effectively train clients on their policy and enforcement matters, internal investigations, and document retention and employee retention issues.

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