Hilary A Williams

Hilary A. Williams

Associate
Hilary Williams is an associate in Dickinson Wright’s Las Vegas office. Her practice includes a wide range of intellectual property matters including evaluating potential trademarks for federal registration, enforcing clients’ intellectual property rights and pursuing litigation against unauthorized users. In addition, Hilary has successfully petitioned and litigated in will, trust and estate matters to appoint personal representatives, interpret wills and trusts, resolve will contests, and distribute assets to heirs and beneficiaries. 
 
Prior to joining the firm, Hilary oversaw and managed community activities for the City of Henderson and served as an extern for the Honorable Chief Judge Gloria Navarro of the United States District Court – District of Nevada.

Education & Credentials

Education

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

B.A., English, 2013
  • Summa Cum Laude

William S. Boyd School of Law

J.D., 2017
  • Summa Cum Laude
  • UNLV Gaming Law Journal – Articles Editor
  • Taught free informational class on Nevada’s public record sealing process

Bar Admission

  • Nevada

Prominent Assignments

  • Drafted trademark opinions for prominent restaurant, beauty, and entertainment clients by analyzing the risk of infringement and federal registration potential
  • Participated in trademark and copyright enforcement activities to protect clients’ intellectual property rights by evaluating potential infringement claims and drafting and responding to cease and desist letters
  • Member of litigation team to protect author’s copyright and contract rights
  • Recovered $1,000,000 in assets for a trust in a breach of fiduciary obligations action
  • Member of successful litigation teams to interpret wills and trusts, appoint personal representatives, resolve will contests, set aside estates, and distribute assets 

Publications/Presentations

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