Kambon “Kam” Williams is a Member in the firm and has 20 years of litigation experience. He represents schools in all types of litigation, from tort claims to complex civil rights and constitutional cases. He has defended complaints of unlawful employment actions including sexual harassment, probationary teacher nonrenewals, employee terminations, wrongful discharge, whistleblowing claims, and discrimination complaints by employees and former employees, including complaints of race, gender, age, disability, national origin, color discrimination and sexual orientation discrimination.
He has also represented insurers and defended their insureds in administrative, regulatory, first party coverage in general tort, flood and cybsecurity actions. He has extensive experience in complex commercial litigation, state and federal mass tort/class actions and a number of federal multi-district class actions.
Kam graduated from Syracuse University’s College of Law in 2002 after winning awards in both legal writing and appellate advocacy. In law school, he was a member of the Justinian Honor Society, the Syracuse Moot Court Honor Society, the Tournament of Champions Trial Team, the American Trial Lawyer Association Trial Team, and the Latin American Law Student Association Moot Court Honor Society. Kam was admitted to the New York Bar in February of 2003 and the Maryland Bar in June of 2006.
Before joining Pessin Katz Law, he was a New York State Prosecutor and Appellate Court Attorney for the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department.
Cybersecurity Litigation Experience
Served as a chief architect and lead counsel in the Bert Glaser v. AT&T, Inc. et al., Case No. 1:12-cv-00166, class action (which was subsequently incorporated into a national multi-district action—In Re: Carrier, IQ, Inc. Consumer Privacy Litigation, MDL No. 2330), wherein liability for statutory privacy and wiretap violations was asserted against Carrier, IQ, Inc. and a number of mobile device manufacturers for the use of a software known as “IQ Agent”, which reportedly recorded, inter alia, the keystrokes, text messages, and passwords of mobile device users without their consent.
Served as primary researcher on the issues of whether the liability asserted against Carrier, IQ and Facebook could be extended to other defendants and whether any cyber liability insurance carried by any potential defendant could be triggered by the alleged statutory privacy and wiretap violations.