ATLANTA - FordHarrison LLP, one of the country's largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that Timothy L. Williams (Tim) has joined the firm's Atlanta office as Partner. Prior to joining FordHarrison, Tim served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary for Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., a then-publicly traded Fortune 500 company with $7 billion in revenues.
"Tim's experience and proven success with management litigation will be an immediate benefit to FordHarrison," said John Monroe, Office Managing Partner of the Atlanta Office. "He brings with him the legal experience of dealing with several different industries as well as a strong commitment to client service, and we couldn't be more excited to have him on board." Tim Williams concentrates his practice on the representation of management in matters related to employment law. He has more than 20 years of broad-based legal experience litigating and counseling clients in the retail, transportation, and manufacturing industries including eight years as in-house counsel for a regional food, pharmacy and liquor retailer.
Tim's experience includes counseling clients and internal business partners in employment, wage and hour, labor, employee benefits and executive compensation matters and providing representation in employment litigation. In his role as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Tim led a legal team responsible for addressing all matters related to labor & employment, employee benefits, litigation, government relations, corporate governance, regulatory, securities, food safety and real estate.
"I look forward to cultivating my practice at such a respected labor and employment law firm," said Tim. "I trust my past experience will allow me to contribute to the continued success of FordHarrison."
FordHarrison is a U.S. labor & employment law firm with more than 200 attorneys in 27 offices, including five affiliate firms. The firm is committed to providing clients with the "right response at the right time" in managing their workforce. FordHarrison attorneys represent employers in labor, employment, immigration and employee benefits matters, including litigation. Through its membership in the global employment law firm alliance, Ius Laboris, FordHarrison provides clients that have multinational operations with a broad range of services related to labor and employment law in 44 countries throughout the world. For more information on FordHarrison, visit fordharrison.com. To learn more about Ius Laboris, visit iuslaboris.com.