1939 Harrison Street, Suite 520

Oakland, CA 94612

Phone:  510 216.4401


Vivien B. Williamson


Representative Cases

Harassment, discrimination, accomodation disputes arising from state and federal statutes and claiming damages, injunctive relief and attorney's fees.  Attendant coverage issues, if any, negotiated as part of resolution.

Disputes involving executive compensation, stock options and other benefits arising from contract; trade secret violations and non-compete agreements.

Landlord-tenant disputes based on various city ordinances and/or state statutes. Many involve large numbers of plaintiffs and complex insurance coverage issues.

ERISA and other disability benefits claims.

Bad faith and insurance coverage litigation.

Real estate non-disclosure and construction defect claims.

Personal injury disputes, generally involving serious injuries or deaths of adults or children.

Breach of contract cases arising from franchise and partnership disputes.

Legal malpractice claims with a focus on employment, real estate and personal injury disputes.