At R.A.Williams Law Firm, P.A. we apply our depth and
experience to advise employees and employers with concerns involving employment
litigation, retaliation, discrimination, disability insurance claims and
wrongful termination. We have a reputation for thoroughly preparing every case
as if it were going to trial, and pride ourselves on being responsive to each
At R.A.Williams Law Firm, P.A. we have extensive experience
analyzing discrimination and retaliation cases for both employers and
employees. If you are struggling with an uncomfortable situation on the job as
a result of retaliation, or if you have been discriminated against by your
employer, you have the right to defend and protect your rights.
At R.A.Williams Law Firm, P.A., we proudly represent
clients at all stages of a disability claim, including the application process,
monthly claim handling, denial of disability benefits, ERISA appeals and
lawsuits to recover disability benefits. The policies associated with
disability income contracts are often ambiguous and confusing, which can lead
to a disability insurance company delaying the process or denying you benefits.
For this reason, it’s highly recommended you contact an experienced disability
insurance lawyer with the litigation skills necessary to help you obtain the
benefits you deserve.
According to Minnesota state law, an employee can be fired
at any time for any or no reason. This is known as “at will” employment. There
are, however, certain exceptions to this rule – both state and federal laws
prevent employers from discriminating against employees or retaliating against
Atty Richard Williams's profile should read: Since earning
his Juris Doctorate in 1970 at the Minnesota Law School, attorney Richard A.
Williams Jr. has been dedicated to helping the people of St. Paul, Minnesota
and the surrounding cities with employment, disability, discrimination,
retaliation and wrongful termination law. A Stone Scholar and member of the Law
Review during his time at law school, he has pursued a legal career of hard
work and determination. After graduation, Mr. Williams served as a judicial
clerk for the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota and as a member
of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the American Bar Association. Mr.
Williams has acted as an editor for the Developing Labor Law, a prominent
publication for lawyers nationwide. He was a chapter editor from 1998 – 2003,
an associate editor from 2004 – 2008, as well as a contributor. He was designated
a “Super Lawyer” by the Minnesota Law and Politics publication from 1995 to
present, and awarded an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
As the founder of R.A.Williams Law Firm, P.A., established
in 1998, Richard Williams strives to offer each client a relaxed, informal
consultation with ethical, aggressive representation. With 75 percent of the
firm’s practice devoted to litigation, he and his team are effective advocates
both in and out of the courtroom. They take pride in their reputation as efficient,
cost-effective problem solvers. Their key to success has always been attributed
to their unflagging dedication, thoroughness and attention to detail in every
Outside of the courtroom, Richard Williams is active in his
community serving on the City Council, as Mayor, and as a member of various
public boards and commissions. He has been the coach for a state’s champion
mock trial team.