Ryan C. Williams is an accomplished lawyer, proud public servant and advocate for social justice. Williams is currently the founding partner of The Ryan C. Williams Law Firm where he concentrates his practice in the areas of personal injury protection, DUI defense and general business and corporate matters. He has litigated civil and criminal cases on the municipal court, state court, and superior court level and has successfully represented clients in cases against companies including The QuikTrip Corporation, Walmart, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and Atlanta-based Toyota and Hyundai car dealerships.
Williams began his legal career as an assistant solicitor for the City of Atlanta where he prosecuted and successfully presided over thousands of cases focusing on code enforcement, alcohol license renewals, business licenses, permitting and zoning, and fire inspection cases.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that no matter where he shows up, Williams is fully equipped to do battle. When Ryan takes on a case, his clients reap the benefit of his considerable knowledge, experience, and personal investment. He is tenacious in investigating his clients’ cases and creative in his development of strategies carefully designed to protect their personal and business interests. His cases have been featured in local, regional, and national media outlets including Good Morning America, ABC News and CNN.
Ryan has been recognized as one of Georgia’s top criminal defense attorneys by the National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 – a distinction offered only to attorneys who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile. Williams volunteers his time serving as a board member of the Chosen Destiny Foundation – an organization dedicated to ending and preventing the cycle of homelessness in the state of Georgia. He previously served as a board member for the WISE Scholar Foundation where he raised funds to assist students pursuing post-secondary education. Ryan also devotes his time writing and speaking on salient topics in the legal and social justice arenas including abusive discretion by public officials, racial disparities in sentencing, and inequality in public education.
Williams lives in Atlanta and is the proud father of a five-year-old daughter, Ryann.