Katelynn Williams helps businesses navigate their relationships with—and legal obligations to—what’s often called their most important asset: employees.
She is a senior counsel with Foley & Lardner LLP, where she is a member of the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice. From proactive counseling to contentious litigation, Katelynn helps employers navigate their legal obligations and strategies in a wide variety of labor and employment-related issues.
Katelynn represents employers in discrimination and retaliation claims, wage & hour class actions, trade secret misappropriation litigation, labor arbitrations, and more. She also advises clients on the Occupational Safety & Health Act and its state law counterparts. In addition, Katelynn handles internal investigations and provides respectful workplace training for clients seeking a professional outside voice.
Katelynn currently serves as President of the Western District of Wisconsin Bar Association. She is also a member of the Dane County Boys and Girls Club Human Resources Committee. In her spare time, Katelynn volunteers as an assistant high school cross country coach.
Awards and Recognition
- Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Labor and Employment Law – Management (2023-2024)
- President, Western District of Wisconsin Bar Association
- Dane County Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Legal Associate of Women
- Western District of Wisconsin Pro Bono Committee, Co-chair
- Dane County Boys and Girls’ Club Human Resources Committee