Ms. Williams joined Ansa Assuncao after completing her one-year judicial clerkship with the Honorable Paul W. Grimm of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. Ms. Williams earned her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Maryland School of Law in 2011. While at Maryland Law, Ms. Williams served as the Executive Articles Editor for the Maryland Law Review. Her Student Comment was selected for publication in Volume 69 of the Law Review. During law school, Ms. Williams also served as a student attorney in the law school’s Reentry of Ex-Offenders Clinic and interned in the Rules Committee Support Office of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts. At graduation, Ms. Williams was awarded the Joseph Bernstein Prize for legal writing and the William P. Cunningham Award for exceptional achievements and service to the School of Law. Ms. Williams earned her B.A. in Political Science and French from the University of Rochester in 2008. Ms. Williams is a member of the Maryland state bar, and is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. She maintains a diverse civil practice that is nationwide in scope and includes the defense of personal injury claims, as well as product liability and commercial disputes.