Joseph P. Williams

Attorney Credentials

Selected as a SuperLawyer Within the Last Three Years
Selected to the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the State by The National Trial Lawyers

Joseph P. Williams
245 Park Ave, 39th Floor
Suite 71
New York, New York, 10167

Other Locations

(212) 668-1122

(212) 792-4001

Languages Spoken
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Firm Locations

Fee Information

No Fee Promise. No legal fee until we are successful in the case. Initial consult is always free of any charge.

Representative Results

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

Attorney Profile

Attorney Bio

Joseph P. Williams is an attorney serving clients in New York, particularly those who are victims of mesothelioma and asbestos exposure. He is also specifically experienced in cases that deal with severe personal injury and product liability. An experienced trial attorney, Mr. Williams has tried cases for asbestos victims that resulted in settlements amounting to several hundred-million dollars. As his clients battle mesothelioma and illnesses as a result of asbestos exposure, Joseph Williams pursues justice on their behalf, in the form of financial compensation.

From 1992 to1996, Mr. Williams was an assistant district attorney and prosecuted various types of criminal cases. In 1996, he became a civil trial attorney and ultimately took on the fight for justice for those unwilling victims of mistreatment or abuse. By focusing his practice on victims of asbestos exposure, Joseph Williams is able to help both workers and their families as they face sickness and financial hardship. His personal connection with his New York clients is reflected in his tenacious pursuit of the best possible outcome in every case.

Mr. Williams has represented workers and families in almost every labor union in the state. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the Federal District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts as well as the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and the New York State Supreme Court. His memberships include the American Association for Justice, New York State Trial Lawyers Association, New York County Lawyers Association and New York State Bar Association. He is also a financial supporter of the American Cancer Society and the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation. Joseph Williams treats each client with dignity and respect and will fight even the largest of companies if they are guilty of exposing employees and workers to dangerous asbestos.

Areas of Practice

Bar Information

Bar Admissions

New York State
Federal District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts
Second Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. Supreme Court

Bar Associations

Ne Your State Bar Association
New York County Lawyers Association
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
American Association for Justice
Nationla Trial Lawyers - 100 Top Trial Lawyers