Briana D. Williams


Costa Mesa
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Briana Williams's international arbitration and litigation practice is bolstered by her experience handling a variety of complex matters. She has handled all aspects of litigation for antitrust, white collar and employment matters, as well as matters in the healthcare, government contracts, and entertainment sectors. She also has additional experience aiding in discovery initiatives and drafting pleadings, document requests, discovery dispute briefings, and subpoena requests. Drawing from her broad litigation experience, Briana applies a comprehensive approach to her clients' distinct matters.

Recognitions and Memberships


  • The National Black Lawyers’ Top 40 Under 40 – California (2020)
  • Harvard Business School Online: Certificate in Sustainable Business Strategy (2019)
  • Northwestern University: Certificate in Digital Media Marketing (2019)


  • The National Black Lawyers


  • Children's Rights: Junior Professional Leadership Council

Prior Positions

  • U.S. House of Representatives, Fifth District of New York: Staff Assistant Intern (2013 to 2014)
  • Queens Bar Association: Queen's Volunteer Lawyer's Project Intern (2012)


  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • California


  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2018; Journal on Racial and Ethnic Justice, Junior Editor; Harvard Black Law Students Association, Director of Communications
  • B.S., Legal Studies, St. John’s University, 2015; Dean's List


  • Spanish