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Jeremy R. Williams

Jeremy R. Williams

Attorney

Whitfield Bryson & Mason LLP
900 W. Morgan Street
Raleigh, NC 27603

work Main Telephone: 919-600-5000
pref Direct Telephone: 919-600-5017
fax Fax: 919-600-5035
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Jeremy’s practice focuses on fighting for the rights of consumers in complex litigation and class actions. He has taken on leadership roles in large class action and multi-district litigation throughout the country. These cases include products liability class actions related to defective construction products, class actions related to fraudulent understaffing of adult care homes, whistleblower cases for Medicaid fraud, fraudulent pricing schemes by insurance companies, pharmacies, and pharmaceutical companies, and complex business disputes on behalf of minority shareholders. In addition, Jeremy has represented owners in a number of lawsuits related to defective construction of residential and commercial real estate.

PRACTICE HIGHLIGHTS

Notable cases where Jeremy has served as counsel include:

  • MDL No. 2577, In re: Elk Cross Timbers Decking Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation (D. N.J.) (products liability class action related to defective composite decking materials)
  • MDL No. 2495, In re: Atlas Roofing Corporation Chalet Shingle Products Liability Litigation (N.D. Ga.) (products liability class action related to defective roofing shingles)
  • Hummel v. Tamko Building Products, Inc. (M.D. Fla.) (products liability class action related to defective roofing shingles)
  • Kimberly Negron, et al. v. Cigna Corporation, et al. (D. Conn.) (class action related to deceptive pricing scheme for generic prescription drugs)
  • Dorothy Forth, et al. v. Walgreen Co. (N.D. Ill.) (class action related to deceptive pricing scheme for generic prescription drugs)
  • Jeanne T. Bartels, by and through William H. Bartels, Attorney-in-fact, et al. v. Saber Healthcare Group, et al. (Franklin County, North Carolina) (class action related to understaffing of adult care homes)
  • Jeremy has also helped obtain several confidential settlements of over $1,000,000 related to defective construction

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Class Actions
  • Mass Torts
  • Defective Construction
  • Business Disputes
  • Whistleblower Litigation

SELECTED PAPERS

  • ESI Essentials: What You Absolutely Must Know in this Day and Age About Electronically Stored Information (co-authored with Daniel K. Bryson)
  • Insurance: Covered v. Uncovered (co-authored with Matthew E. Lee)
  • Class Action Settlements: Using Discovery to Craft Effective Notice Plans (co-authored with Patrick M. Wallace)

EDUCATION

  • J.D. - Campbell University School of Law, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • M.B.A. - North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
  • B.S. - Elon University, Elon, North Carolina

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • North Carolina
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
  • United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • Admitted pro hac vice in many states throughout the country

Jeremy is a member of the Wake County Bar Association, the North Carolina Bar Association, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, the American Association for Justice, and the Public Justice Foundation. He also serves as a member of the education committee for the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, an executive board member of the Triangle Chapter of the Elon Alumni Association, and as a member of the Young Ambassadors Steering Committee for SAFEchild, a non-profit dedicated to eliminating child abuse in Wake County, North Carolina. 

When Jeremy is not working he enjoys traveling with his wife, Elaina, relaxing at the beach, skiing in the Rocky Mountains, and golfing.

You can reach Jeremy at 919-600-5017 or by emailing him at jeremy@wbmllp.com.