Meet Our Team

Education

  • The George Washington University Law School (J.D. 2018)
  • University of South Florida (B.A. 2015)

State Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia

Biography

Chelsea Williams joined McGillivary Steele Elkin LLP in August 2019. She represents unions and employees and provides general legal advice on labor relations and employment issues.

Prior to joining the firm, Chelsea served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Tiffany H. Anderson at the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County. She also worked as a Law Clerk at a law firm in Washington D.C. where she represented building trade unions in labor relations and pension matters. Chelsea supported union efforts regarding collective bargaining, NLRA violations, and improving prevailing wage laws. Chelsea’s experience working with unions and workers inspired her to pursue a career in labor and employment law.

Chelsea graduated The George Washington University Law School in 2018, where she served as a Student Attorney in the Health Rights Clinic. While in the Clinic, Chelsea represented low income and retiring workers retain health coverage and pension benefits.

Chelsea is also an active member in the Legal Network for Gender Equity and the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund. She chose to volunteer her time and expertise to this cause because she is committed to helping protect workers against workplace injustice, regardless of their financial status.

Chelsea Williams knew since middle school that she wanted to be a lawyer. She attended a law magnet high school where her aspirations were set in stone after gaining a close mentor and long-time friend. She then graduated cum laude from the University of South Florida with bachelor’s degrees in International Relations and Africana Studies in 2015. While at USF, Chelsea served on the Executive Board for the National Council of Negro Women. She is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia.

Chelsea is excited to be a part of a nation-wide practice that is committed to protecting workers’ rights.


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