Joseph Williams

The Williams Law Firm, P.C.
245 Park Avenue
39th Floor
New York, NY 10167

Joseph P. Williams is an accomplished New York-based mesothelioma attorney with a nationwide reach and a proven record of success helping mesothelioma patients and other victims of negligence recover the financial security they need.

Mr. Williams has established a national reputation as a champion for asbestos exposure victims and their families built on more than 15 years of experience as a lead trial attorney for major New York City law firms that represent workplace negligence victims and their family members. He has successfully tried hundreds of cases before juries including over a dozen consolidated trial groups of up to ten mesothelioma cases at a time. He has been involved in attaining hundreds of millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for individuals and families coping with the devastating effects of:
  • Mesothelioma
  • Asbestos-related lung cancer
  • Defective drugs and medical devices
  • Truck accidents
  • Construction accidents
  • Defective products

Mr. Williams has represented workers and their families for almost every union in New York State including:

• Boilermakers Local 5
• Bricklayers Local 1
• Blasters and laborers union - Local 29
• Building Trades Maintenance Division
• Carpenters District Council
• Cement Masons No. 780
• Drywall Tapers 1974
• Electrical Local 3
• Elevator Constructors No. 1
• Engineers Local 14, 15, 30, 94
• Heat & Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers Local 12 and 12A
• Iron Workers Local 40 and 361
• Laborers Asbestos and Lead Abatement Local 78
• Laborers Local 79, 8A and 731
• Millwright and Machinery Erectors Local 740
• Ornamental Iron Workers Local 580
• Painters District Council No. 9
• Pavers and Road Builders District Council No.1
• Plasterers Local 262
• Plumber Local 1
• Roofers Local 8
• Sheet Metal Workers Local 28 and 137
• Steamfitter Local 638
• Teamsters Local 282 and 814
• Tile, Marble & Terrazo B.A.C. Local 7

Mr. Williams earned his bachelor of science degree from the University of Albany in 1989. In 1992, he achieved his juris doctor from the Brooklyn Law School, which is consistently ranked among the nation's top law schools and where Mr. Williams served as chairman of the Moot Court Honor Society.

Mr. Williams worked as an assistant district attorney from 1992 to 1996 before entering private practice as an aggressive advocate for negligence victims and their families. He is admitted to practice in all New York state courts, as well as the U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

As part of his commitment to offering clients the most effective and personalized representation possible.

Mr. Williams is an active member of several legal organizations including:

  • The American Association for Justice
  • The New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • The New York State Bar Association
  • The New York County Lawyers Association
  • The Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Mr. Williams is a contributor to the American Cancer Society and the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation.

If you or a loved one developed mesothelioma or lung cancer after being exposed to asbestos, or if you or a family member suffered a severe injury due to the negligence of another, Mr. Williams and the team at The Williams Law Firm, P.C. want you to know you do not have to face the challenges alone. At The Williams Law Firm, P.C. , every prospective client receives a free case consultation and a no-fee promise.

Please contact The Williams Law Firm, P.C. online or call 855-955-MESO (6376) to schedule your free consultation. New York mesothelioma attorney Joseph P. Williams serves clients from Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens, Staten Island and across the United States.