Mr. Brian M. Williams

Mr. Brian M. Williams: Attorney with Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P. AV stamp icon
  • Partner at Yates, McLamb & Weyher, L.L.P. (27 Attorneys)
  • Two Hannover Square, 434 Fayetteville Street, Suite 2200, Raleigh, NC 27601
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  • Partner Brian Williams represents businesses, professionals and insurance companies in legal disputes including accident and injury claims, contractual claims as well as general, product and professional liability. He also serves as part of the appellate practice group.
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    4.5/5.0 (19)
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Brian M. Williams’ civil litigation practice includes a broad range of areas including product defects, business disputes, unfair and deceptive trade practices, trucking accidents, premises liability, and insurance coverage disputes. He also maintains a selective personal injury practice.

He has a special focus on construction-related claims and disputes and has extensive experience representing general contractors and subcontractors in the defense of claims involving alleged catastrophic injury, death, or substantial property damage. He has experience with a wide array of construction claims arising out of roadway construction, roof collapses, air compressor explosions, bridge collapses, overhead power line electrocutions, utility pole failures, steel erection, fall protection issues and demolition activities.

Mr. Williams has tried defense and plaintiff’s cases and has pursued arbitration on behalf of contractors. He has also handled declaratory judgment actions involving the tender of claims under various additional insured provisions.

For nearly a decade, Mr. Williams has worked closely with a national telecommunications company in claims involving wrongful death, serious personal injury, substantial property damage, and breach of contract disputes and has advised it on matters including contract planning and additional insured coverage.

Mr. Williams’ clients regularly ask him to assist in the investigation of serious accidents or claims before litigation is filed. He is also a frequent lecturer on topics relevant to his clients’ interests.

Areas of Practice (15)

  • Construction Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Toxic Tort Class Actions
  • Insurance Defense
  • Hospital Liability Defense
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Professional Liability Defense
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Automobile Liability
  • Subrogation
  • Insurance Coverage

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
919-719-6047  Phone
919-582-2513  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2889, Raleigh, NC 27601
University Attended:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., History, 1999
Law School Attended:
Campbell University, J.D., 2002
Year of First Admission:
2002, North Carolina
North Carolina State Bar; North Carolina Bar Association; North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys; Wake County Bar Association; Defense Research Institute; American Bar Association

Peer Reviews

4.5/5.0 (19 reviews)
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  • 3.8/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 06/25/12 in Civil Litigation

    Brian is a very competent professional and a pleasure to work with.

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  • 1.6/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 06/30/12 in Civil Litigation

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    Two Hannover Square , 434 Fayetteville Street, Suite 2200
    Raleigh, NC 27601

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