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P. Daniel Williams

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P. Daniel (“Dan”) Williams is a Florida Board Certified Labor and Employment Law Specialist, and is one of the founding members of Magid & Williams, PA, in Jacksonville, Florida. The firm limits its practice to the area of labor and employment law, representing primarily employees. Mr. Williams received his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree, with honors, from Drake University Law School in 1994. He has practiced labor and employment law since becoming a member of the Florida Bar in 1994, and he has earned the highest “AV” peer rating in the Martindale Hubbell Law Directory. Jacksonville’s 904 Magazine has listed Mr. Williams in “Legal Eagles – Top River City Lawyers.”

Having developed a passion for representing pregnant workers, Mr. Williams is the published author of his own law book,The Pregnancy Discrimination Act: A Guide for Plaintiff Employment Lawyers. This legal treatise is published by the Bureau of National Affairs (BNA), one of the most prominent legal publishers in the United States.

Mr. Williams is also an Adjunct Professor of Law at Florida Coastal School of Law (FCSL), in Jacksonville, where he teaches Remedies, a class regarding monetary damages and other relief that can be obtained in civil cases. Mr. Williams frequently lectures on advanced employment law topics at continuing legal education seminars.

He is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association (N.E.L.A.), the Jacksonville Bar Association, and the Jacksonville Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. Mr. Williams served as the President of the Florida Employment Lawyers Association (Florida Chapter of N.E.L.A.) in 2008-09, served as the Vice President of Programming in 2007, and has been on the executive board of Florida N.E.L.A. from 2006 until the current time. He has also been actively involved in the Publications Subcommittee of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Florida Bar.

Mr. Williams is admitted to practice in all Florida courts, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Florida, and the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. His experience includes representing employees in cases involving sexual harassment and discrimination based on gender, pregnancy, age, race, national origin, disability, religion, etc. He also has experience representing employees in cases involving family and medical leave, unpaid wages and overtime claims under the FLSA, covenants not to compete, employment contracts, whistle-blower retaliation, FMLA retaliation and interference, workers’ compensation retaliation, and other aspects of labor and employment law.

Practice Areas
Labor and Employment

Admitted: 1994, Florida

Law School: Drake University, J.D.

Member: National Employment Lawyers Association (President, Florida Chapter, 2009-2010).

Born: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania