Mr. Williams received his undergraduate education at The University of the South (Sewanee) and at Memphis State University (now the University of Memphis), with a B.A. in 1977. His received his law degree from the University of Memphis in 1981.. While in law school he was the Courtroom Clerk and later, the Law Clerk to Chancellor Robert A. Hoffmann, Shelby County Chancery Court.
He is admitted to practice law in all courts in the State of Tennessee, as well as before the Sixth Federal Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Williams generally confines his practice to the handling of Workers’ Compensation claims, representing both plaintiffs and defendants.
Mr. Williams holds an AV rating with Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating assigned to a lawyer by that widely respected rating service.
Mr. Williams is a Member of the American Bar Association, the Tennessee Bar Association, the Memphis Bar Association, the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association, and the Defense Research Institute. He has served on the Select Committee on Workers’ Compensation for the Tennessee Bar Association, and is a frequent speaker on trends and tactics in Workers’ Compensation law, before both lawyers and various association meetings, including the Mid-South Worker’s Compensation Association and the Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association.