Shawn Williams is a Partner of Robbins Geller, and Managing Partner of the Firm’s San Francisco oﬃce.
Williams has served as lead counsel in a range of complex commercial and securities actions resulting in substantial economic recoveries. For example, Shawn was among lead counsel in Facebook Biometric Information Privacy Litig., resulting in the largest ever privacy class action settlement – $650 million.
Williams also led the Firm’s investigation of claims in Heﬂer v. Wells Fargo & Co., which recovered $480 million for investors. Shawn is also a member of the Firm’s Shareholder Derivative Practice Group, which has secured comprehensive corporate governance reforms in a number of high-proﬁle cases. Before joining the Firm, Shawn served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Oﬃce.
Williams has been named a Plaintiﬀ s’ Lawyer Trailblazer by The National Law Journal, a Top 100 Lawyer by the Daily Journal, a California Trailblazer by The Recorder, a Titan of the Plaintiﬀ s Bar by Law360, a Leading Lawyer in America and a Leading Plaintiﬀ Financial Lawyer by Lawdragon, a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine, and a Best Lawyer in America by Best Lawyers®.