Joseph D. Williams has a robust practice in the areas of education, employment, and litigation. He focuses his practice on providing general counsel and civil litigation services to school districts, health care organizations, and employers. Joseph assists employers with general employment matters, such as contracts, claim prevention, investigations, policy creation, review and modification of employee handbooks, and training. He is a speaker on topics related to education, employment law, and labor law and frequently provides training on education and employment law matters.
Joseph’s litigation practice includes general civil and administrative matters, including business disputes, employment law, civil rights charges, wage and hour matters, constitutional claims, and harassment claims. He has successfully defended public and private employers in complaints filed in state and federal court, tribal courts and administrative bodies, the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights, the Arizona Industrial Commission, the Arizona Department of Education, the Arizona Civil Rights Division, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.