• PERSONAL INJURY: SEXUAL ASSAULT
  • Representing a 25 year old woman who was sexually assaulted in Ligonier, Pa, while attending nearby Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Williams Law Offices won their client an award of $550K in damages.

  • Jury Awards $550,000
  • EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION
  • Williams Law Offices represented a Westmoreland County man who was unfairly fired shortly after making a request for a safety mask in the workplace. Their client was awarded $450K in damages to be paid by his former employer.

  • Federal jury awards $450,000
  • Religious Sex Abuse
  • Williams Law Offices represented 5 individuals who suffered sexual abuse at the hands of a Franciscan Friar, Brother Stephen Baker, while attending school at Bishop McCort High School in Johnstown PA. These individuals were part of an $8 million settlement reached on behalf of more than 90 other individuals.

  • Diocese Releases Statement on Brother Baker Settlement
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Susan N. Williams, ESQ.

    Professional background

    2/2004 to present

  • Sole practitioner
  • 9/2003 to 2/2004

  • Strassburger, McKenna, Gutnick and Potter
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15212
  • 1/1992 to 9/2003

  • Partner, McDonald, Snyder and Williams, P.C.
  • Latrobe, PA 15650
  • 1986 to 1992

  • Sole practitioner
  • Ligonier, PA 15658
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    Municipal experience

    1999 to present, Solicitor, Cook Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
    Prior Municipal experience (Solicitor)

  • Ligonier Township, Westmoreland County
  • Fairfield Township, Westmoreland County
  • Ligonier Municipal Authority, Westmoreland County
  • Borough of Bolivar, Westmoreland County
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    Educational background

  • J.D. University of Pittsburgh, 1983
  • Law Review
  • MA University of Virginia, 1978
  • BA University of Mississippi, 1976
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    Admitted to practice

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals
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    Professional membership

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Westmoreland Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Association of Trial Lawyers
  • Westmoreland Collegiam of Solicitors
  • Westmoreland Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Pennsylvania State Association of Township Solicitors
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Adam R. Gorzelsky

    Professional background

    10/2010 to present

  • Williams Law Offices
  • Associate Attorney
  • 3/2009 to 10/2010

  • The Employment Law Firm
  • Law Clerk
  • 9/2008 to 5/2010

  • University of Pittsburgh Office of Student Affairs
  • Judicial Advocate
  • 10/2009 to 1/2010

  • Leventry, Haschak, & Rodkey, LLC
  • Law Clerk
  • 5/2008 to 7/2008

  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Summer Clerk for the Honorable Kim Gibson
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    Educational background

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2010
  • University of Pittsburgh College of Arts & Sciences, 2007
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