Justin A. Williams

Justin A. Williams

Associate Attorney

Justin A. Williams

Associate Attorney
  • Overview

    Justin A. Williams is an Associate Attorney in our Oakland office. He joined LFLM in 2020 and defends insurance carriers, third-party administrators, and self-insured employers in all areas of state workers’ compensation defense.

    Mr. Williams spent the first near-decade of his career working in Northern California for a large statewide Workers’ Compensation defense firm where he served as both a partner and a managing attorney over the years. He then moved to Southern California and took on the challenge of building a new practice while also lending his efforts to grow a small firm into a statewide organization while managing and mentoring associate attorneys. Mr. Williams has since returned to Northern California.

    Mr. William’s areas of practice have been specialized in serving large and/or self-insured employers, as well as public entities of all sizes with a focus on safety officer and school district claims. Mr. Williams has strong litigation skills including appellate experience, but also exhibits a creative ability for dispute resolution. In addition, he has extensive experience in, and affinity for, client management, continuing education and public speaking.

    During college, Mr. Williams was a letterman on the varsity football team at the University of California, Berkeley. During law school at the University of California Hastings College of the Law, he served as a judicial clerk to both the Honorable Judge Martin Jenkins , then of the U.S. Federal District Court for the Northern District of California, and later for the Honorable Justice Joyce Kennard of the California Supreme Court.

  • Industry Involvement

    Honors & Awards

    • Workers’ Compensation Law – Certified Specialist (The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization)
    • President of the California Workers’ Compensation Defense Attorney Association (CWCDAA), 2014
    • Board of Directors and/or Executive Committee member of the California Workers Compensation Defense Attorneys Association, 2008 – present
    • WCAB Administrative Law Judge Pro Tem
    • Frequent Speaker and has provided multiple training seminars for DVICA, PARMA, CJAPA, AIG, Sedgwick, JT2, York, ESIS, NBSIA and numerous public entity groups
  • Beyond the Office

    Personal

    Mr. Williams is an avid sports fan, who also enjoys travel, reading, all kinds of outdoor activities and his dog.