Donald Williams, Jr., Esq.
Senior Associate Attorney
Toll Free: 866-920-1292
Office Phone: 916-927-5574
4600 Northgate Boulevard, Suite 210
Sacramento, California 95834
Donald R. Williams, Jr. is a Senior Associate Attorney in the Sacramento, California office. Mr. Williams grew up in Carson, California, a city located in Los Angeles County. After receiving his diploma from San Pedro High School in 2002, Mr. Williams matriculated at the historically black university of Grambling State University in Grambling, Louisiana. Mr. Williams graduated from Grambling State University in 2007 earning two degrees: a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Paralegal Studies.
After college, Mr. Williams worked as a litigation paralegal and, later, a litigation support specialist, in the Los Angeles office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. While working as a paralegal, Mr. Williams was an integral part of several trial teams, including the trial team for actor-producer Don Johnson in a breach of contract jury trial. The jury awarded Don Johnson $52 million including pre-judgment interest, and the verdict was recognized as one of the Top 100 verdicts of 2010, by theDaily Journal and the National Law Journal.
In 2011, Mr. Williams pursued even greater heights in his legal career when he attended Tulane University Law School in New Orleans, Louisiana. While attending Tulane University Law School, Mr. Williams clerked for Judge Bernadette D’Souza at the Orleans Parish Civil District Court.
Mr. Williams’ accolades at Tulane University Law School included managing editor of the Tulane Sport’s Law Journal, President of the Tulane Black Law Students Association, Director of Programming for the Southern Region of the Black Law Students Association, the Student Bar Association’s 2L Class President, and member of the Tulane Inn of Court.
Additionally, during law school, Mr. Williams spent the summer of 2012 clerking for the Honorable Brian E. Hill at Santa Barbara Superior Court – Anacapa Division and the Innocence Project New Orleans, and spent the summer of 2013 clerking for the Bohm Law Group.
- B.S. & B.A. Grambling State University
- J.D. Tulane University Law School
- California State Courts
- State Bar of California
- American Bar Association
- California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA)
- Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC)
- Sacramento County Bar Association (SCBA)
- Capital City Trial Lawyers Association (CCTLA)