Shawn Williams

by Justin Cates
Shawn Williams
Managing Partner, San Francisco Office
Robbins Geller

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®.

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