Jakob F. Williams
Jakob Williams advocates for public and private sector employers facing employment litigation, and counsels employers on regulatory compliance and best practices.
Jakob routinely represents employers facing wage and hour, discrimination, retaliation, and other state and federal employment claims. His experience also includes representing public employers in labor grievances and arbitration proceedings.
A large part of Jakob’s practice covers advising employers on labor compliance issues, workplace best practices, employment policies, and workplace training. This type of anticipatory practices helps his clients stay in compliance, so they do not find themselves scrambling to remediate after the fact. Most recently Jakob has focused his advisory practice on helping employers navigate the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, including the development of cross-jurisdictional pandemic preparedness plans and employer vaccination plans.
Prior to joining to Clark Hill, Jakob worked as a fellow at the City of Philadelphia Law Department where he represented the City in litigation and provided legal guidance to other City departments.
Oxholm Fellowship: Awarded to a Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law student demonstrating academic excellence and commitment to public service
Philadelphia Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association