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  • Education
    • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1977
    • M.S.F.S., Georgetown University, 1976
    • B.A., Southern Methodist University, 1970
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

Lon Williams is not just a litigator, but a counselor to clients. In fact, his employment-related litigation practice is often described as an advice and counsel practice.

Lon’s experience includes assisting his clients at the highest levels of management, including the Board level as well as executives in operations, finance and human resources, to determine solutions to day-to-day challenges regarding compliance with the numerous employment-related federal and state laws.

He regularly assists clients on matters relating to the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Uniformed Service Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Lon’s assistance also frequently extends beyond advising and counseling as he is commonly called upon to assist clients by:

  • Drafting executive employment agreements
  • Drafting employee separation agreements
  • Drafting confidentiality, noncompetition and nonsolicitation agreements
  • Responding to Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Department of Labor and Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs investigations
  • Conducting training for management regarding best human resource practices
  • Drafting human resource policies and employee handbooks

Lon represents companies of all sizes in many industries, with a particular emphasis in the health care, staffing, energy, financial services, education, and defense contracting sectors.

Publications & Presentations
EEOC Trends
HR Southwest Legal Exchange, Fort Worth, TX
October 27, 2015
Publications & Presentations
Update on HR Related Legislation, Regulation and Administrative Action
HR Southwest Legal Update, Fort Worth, TX
October 26, 2015
webinar Webinars
October 8, 2015
Publications & Presentations
Labor and Employment Law Update: Government Initiatives and Litigation Update
Polsinelli's 2015 Business Law Institute- Dallas
June 9, 2015
Publications & Presentations
Keeping Up with the NRLB Panel
Polsinelli's 2015 Labor, Employment & Benefits Conference- Chicago
June 3, 2015
Publications & Presentations
Does FMLA Ever End? Managing Employee Leaves of Absence
2015 Texas Municipal HR Association Annual Conference
April 29, 2015
Publications & Presentations
DBA Public Health Emergencies CLE
Dallas Bar Association
April 17, 2015
Publications & Presentations
Update on HR Related Legislation, Regulation, Administrative Action and Court Decisions
GC Netweavers
April 16, 2015
Publications & Presentations
Update on HR Related Legislation, Regulation, Administrative Action and Court Decisions
Texas SHRM Legislative Conference, Austin, TX
April 9, 2015
webinar Webinars
Legal Considerations – RIF’s and WARN Act Issues
February 25, 2015
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