David Williams assists clients with employment matters and advises employers in all aspects of the employment relationship, including personnel administration and human resources, employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, non-compete and confidentiality agreements, employment contracts, OSHA, Worker’s Compensation, NLRA and NLRB issues, compliance with state and federal law, and representing employers before various state and federal agencies and all state and federal courts. He has represented financial institutions on a wide variety of employment- and non-employment-related issues, including single plaintiff discrimination and wrongful discharge suits, garnishment issues, confidentiality agreements, breach of contract issues, NLRA issues, and regulatory compliance.
In addition to his normal areas of practice, David is a member of the firm’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response Team, an interdisciplinary team of lawyers, formed quickly after recognizing the complex legal issues that businesses would confront as a result of the coronavirus. This group has issued legal alerts and newsletters on the topic and has hosted multiple webinars to address a range of concerns. The group remains committed to monitoring the issues and bringing as much clarity and guidance to clients as possible. More information is available in the COVID-19 Resource Center.
University of Utah (J.D., 1995)
Note and Comment Editor, Utah Law Review
University of Utah (M.B.A., Finance, 1995)
University of Utah (B.A., Finance, 1992)
Labor & Employment Section, Past President, Utah State Bar
"Utah Round Up: What’s New," Presenter, 2021 Employment Law Tool Kit Two-Part Webinar Series: Session 2: More Issues for All Employers and State-Specific Updates (November 18, 2021)
"Trends in Pandemic-Related Employment Law Claims," Co-Presenter and “Regional Roundup: A State-Focused Look at Covered Topics,” Panelist, 2020 Employment Law Tool Kit Three-Part Webinar Series: Session 1: Issues for All Employers (October 20, 2020)