Carolyn Williams

Associate Professor of Legal Writing & Assistant Clinical Professor of Law

Carolyn Williams has taught in the legal-writing field since 2015 at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. Before joining that program, Carolyn was a litigation associate in the Phoenix offices of Greenberg Traurig, LLP and Gammage & Burnham, PLC. Her diverse practice experience includes experience with shareholder derivative disputes, restraint-of-trade litigation, data-breach litigation, land-use disputes, and health-care litigation. Super Lawyers named her a Rising Star in 2016, an honor bestowed on no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in Arizona. Carolyn received her J.D. from Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and graduated summa cum laude from Arizona State University.

Curriculum Vitae


  • J.D. Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law
    Graduated cum laude; Editor-in-Chief, Arizona State Law Journal.
  • B.A. Arizona State University
    Graduated summa cum laude.

Admitted to Practice

  • Arizona

Work Experience

  • Visiting Clinical Professor of Law
    Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
    2015 - 2017
  • Litigation Associate
    Greenberg Traurig, L.L.P., Phoenix, Arizona
    2014 - 2016
  • Litigation Associate
    Gammage & Burnham, PLC, Phoenix, Arizona
    2008 - 2014