Kambon R. Williams

Areas of Practice

Insurance Law      

Professional Information

Kambon “Kam” Williams represents insurers in administrative, regulatory, general tort and flood actions.  He has extensive experience in complex commercial litigation, state and federal mass tort/class actions and a number of federal multi-district class actions.  

Kam graduated from Syracuse University’s College of Law in 2002 after winning awards in both legal writing and appellate advocacy. In law school, he was a member of the Justinian Honor Society, the Syracuse Moot Court Honor Society, the Tournament of Champions Trial Team, the American Trial Lawyer Association Trial Team, and the Latin American Law Student Association Moot Court Honor Society. Kam was admitted to the New York Bar in February of 2003 and the Maryland Bar in June of 2006. 

Before joining Pessin Katz Law, he was a New York State Prosecutor and Appellate Court Attorney for the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department. 

Cybersecurity Litigation Experience

Served as a chief architect and lead counsel in the Bert Glaser v. AT&T, Inc. et al., Case No. 1:12-cv-00166, class action (which was subsequently incorporated into a national multi-district action—In Re: Carrier, IQ, Inc. Consumer Privacy Litigation, MDL No. 2330), wherein liability for statutory privacy and wiretap violations was asserted against Carrier, IQ, Inc.  and a number of mobile device manufacturers for the use of a software known as “IQ Agent”, which reportedly recorded, inter alia, the keystrokes, text messages, and passwords of mobile device users without their consent. 

Served as chief architect and lead counsel in Laura Maguire et al. v. Facebook, Inc., Case No. 5:12-cv-00807, class action (which was subsequently incorporated into a national multi-district action—In Re: Facebook Internet Tracking Litigation, MDL No. 2314), wherein liability for statutory privacy and wiretap violations was asserted against Facebook, Inc. for the use of persistent cookies to track the internet activity of Facebook members after they logged out (in violation of the terms of use) and of non-members who later became Facebook members (through the use of internet protocol addresses) without their consent.

Served as primary researcher on the issues of whether the liability asserted against Carrier, IQ and Facebook could be extended to other defendants and whether any cyber liability insurance carried by any potential defendant could be triggered by the alleged statutory privacy and wiretap violations.

Education

  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2002
  • St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Bar Admission

  • Maryland, 2006
  • New York, 2003

Bar Associations

  • Maryland State Bar Association

Additional Information

  • Board Member, Towson YMCA
  • National Black Lawyers Top 100, 2015
  • Selected for Inclusion, 2014 Lawyers of Color Hot List (Mid-Atlantic Region)
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI), Member
  • Member, Northern Baltimore County Y Community Leadership Board
  • Member, International Association of Defense Counsel

Top 100: National Black Lawyers

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