Home Menu

Milton L. Williams

Partner 212 335 2963

Milt joined the Firm in May 2017.  His practice focuses on white collar criminal and regulatory matters, employment law, litigation and advisory work representing corporations, as well as complex commercial litigation.

Prior to joining Walden Macht & Haran, Milt was a partner at a nationally recognized law firm, where, in addition to handling white collar matters, he also litigated discrimination claims, Dodd Frank and Sarbanes Oxley retaliation claims, as well as SEC and IRS whistleblower claims on behalf of employees.  In 2013, Milt was appointed Co-Chair of the Moreland Commission by Governor Andrew Cuomo and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to investigate public corruption.  Milt currently represents a client in a high profile public corruption case pending in the Southern District of New York (SDNY).

Milt previously served as Deputy General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at Time Inc., where his responsibilities included, but were not limited to, compliance, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, OFAC, and Sarbanes Oxley, as well as privacy, data security, and other cutting edge areas.  At Time Inc., Milt actively litigated a variety of employment law matters on behalf of the company concerning race, age, and gender discrimination, as well as independent contractor litigation.

Earlier in his career, Milt served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office (USAO) for the SDNY.  His last assigned unit in the USAO was the Securities and Commodities Fraud Force.  He was also an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office.

Milt serves on the Grievance Committee for the SDNY, the Federal Bar Council, the Fund for Modern Courts, the Civil Litigation Committee for the Eastern District of New York, the First Department Assigned Counsel Corporation, and the Sponsors for Educational Opportunity.  Milt has also been actively involved with the First Department’s Attorney Disciplinary Committee, the Judiciary and Nominating Committees for the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the NYC Board of Correction, and the NYC Local Conditional Release Commission.  In 2013, Milt was appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio to screen and recommend judicial candidates for the New York City Judiciary, and from 2010-2011, as part of Eric Schneiderman’s Transition Team, co-chaired the committee to select the Solicitor General.

Milt has tried over 50 cases (both civil and criminal) to verdict. He is a graduate of Amherst College and the University of Michigan Law School in Ann Arbor.

Education

University of Michigan Law School, J.D. (1986)
Amherst College, B.A. (1983)

Bar Admissions
New York