Katelynn M. Williams

Senior Counsel


Katelynn Williams is a senior counsel with Foley & Lardner LLP, where she is a member of the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice. She represents employers before state, federal, and administrative bodies in a wide variety of labor and employment-related claims, including retaliation, discrimination, non-compete, and wage & hour matters.

Prior to joining Foley, Ms. Williams was an associate at a Wisconsin-based employment litigation firm, where she focused on employee benefit and wage & hour disputes.


Ms. Williams earned her law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 2015), where she was a note and comments editor for the Wisconsin Law Review. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse in economics and finance (B.S., 2010).


Ms. Williams received a Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognition for Labor and Employment Law – Management (2023-2024)


Ms. Williams is admitted to practice in Wisconsin and before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, Central District of Illinois, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh and Eighth Circuit.


Ms. Williams is a member of the Dane County Bar Association, American Bar Association, Legal Associate of Women, and the co-chair of the Western District of Wisconsin Pro Bono Committee.