Timothy G. Williams
- 401 B Street, Suite 2000
San Diego, CA 92101
- Phone:(619) 234-1222
- Fax:(619) 236-9677
Tim’s practice focuses on federal and California employment laws, including discrimination, harassment, and separation/termination matters. He has considerable knowledge of wage-and-hour issues from having litigated scores of cases over 20 years, and he is regularly asked to speak and write on wage-and-hour topics. Tim has litigated hundreds of cases in various federal and state courts at trial and on appeal, in arbitration and mediation, and state administrative proceedings including with the California Labor Commissioner. In particular, Tim has extensive experience litigating nearly 50 complex class actions in federal and state courts throughout California, on behalf of employees/consumers and employers/businesses.
Tim has achieved the highest possible (“AV”) rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the authoritative resource for information on the world wide legal profession. This AV rating indicates very high to preeminent legal ability and very high professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability and diligence as established by confidential opinions from both judges and members of the bar. He has also been selected each year since 2009 as an employment SuperLawyer, a distinguished award given to only a small percentage of attorneys in certain specialties around the country.
Tim is active in various bar associations, including the State Bar of California and its sections on Labor & Employment and Litigation, as well as the San Diego County Bar Association and its Labor & Employment Law Section, and is a past Co-Chair of that section. Tim volunteers with Lawyers Club of San Diego, an attorney organization dedicated to advancing the status of women in the law and society. Tim is also an alumni of the Louis M. Welch Chapter of the American Inns of Court, a nationwide association of judges and lawyers committed to the preservation of ethics and civility in the practice of law.
Tim devotes time as a volunteer to local, state and national law school functions and bar organizations, including the University of San Diego employment law clinic. He spends scores of hours each year volunteering with youth sports activities in his community. Tim is also a two time marathon finisher, and has completed nine half-marathon races including running to raise money for charitable organizations.
In 1996, Tim became licensed to practice law in Texas. In 1997, he passed the California bar. Tim joined the firm as Pope & Berger in 1999, became a partner in Pope, Berger & Williams, LLP in 2003, and continues as a partner in Pope, Berger, Williams & Reynolds, LLP.