Profile

  • James Williams
  • Adjunct Professor

Jim Williams teaches Employment Law. He has been a Staff Attorney at Legal Services of Central New York (LSCNY) since 2004 where he represents workers in employment law matters. Previously he coordinated pro bono at LSCNY and was the sole Staff Attorney on a statewide Protection and Advocacy Project for People with Traumatic Brain Injury (PATBI). He is the Immediate Past President of the Onondaga County Bar Association and is active in the OCBA’s Diversity & Inclusion and Community Engagement Committees. He is a member of the House of Delegates of the New York State Bar Association, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Workers Center of Central New York and the Volunteer Lawyers Project of Onondaga County. Prior to joining LSCNY, he was Executive Director of the National Employment Law Project (NELP) in New York City and also served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Labor Bureau of the New York State Department of Law. He is a 1986 graduate of Brooklyn Law School.