Alan G. Williams is a partner in the firm’s Workers' Compensation section representing employers and insurance carriers in defense of Longshore and Harbor Workers Act and Defense Base Act claims, although he also defends casualty/negligence claims.
Mr. Williams is a graduate of Princeton University and the Florida State University College of Law. He previously practiced law with a large firm in south Florida, defending claims against insurance companies, cruise lines, hospitals, physicians, and self-insured medical institutions. He has tried dozens of cases in both federal and state courts, has appeared before both federal and state appellate panels, and is a member of the Supreme Court of the United States Bar.
Mr. Williams is the author of the medical-legal treatise (“Physician, Protect Thyself”), as well as law review articles and peer-reviewed medical journal articles in periodicals such as The Stanford Law & Policy Review and the Journal of the American Medical Association Surgery. He has lectured, conducted seminars, and made presentations to such bodies as the Defense Research Institute, Harvard Medical School, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, University of Florida, Cook’s Children’s Hospital, and Jackson Memorial Hospital-University of Miami Medical Center, and internationally in 17 different countries at such institutions as Stockholm University Law School, the South Korean National Assembly, University of Bucharest, and Seoul National University College of Medicine. Mr. Williams has also taught numerous law school courses and continues to do so, including Torts, Evidence, Medical Malpractice Law, Products Liability Law, Insurance Law, and Health Law.
In his spare time, Mr. Williams conducts basketball camps for underprivileged youth. A two-time All-Ivy League basketball player at Princeton, he led the NCAA in shooting his senior year (recording the 4th best percentage in college basketball history) before embarking on a professional career in the European League. He is married with two teenaged children.