Distinguished Professor of Law and UC Hastings Foundation Chair and Director of the Center for WorkLife Law
University of California, Hastings College of Law
Joan C. Williams is Distinguished Professor of Law and the Founding Director of the Center for WorkLife Law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. She is also chair of the UC Hastings Foundation. Williams is one of the 10 most cited scholars in her field. She has authored 11 books, over 90 academic articles, and her work has been covered in publications from Oprah Magazine to The Atlantic. Her awards include the Families and Work Institute’s Work Life Legacy Award (2014), the American Bar Foundation’s Outstanding Scholar Award (2012), and the ABA’s Margaret Brent Women Award for Lawyers of Achievement (2006). Williams received her J.D. from Harvard Law School, an M.A. in city planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a B.A. in history from Yale University.
- 2016, Schedule stability study, $72,100
- 2015, Schedule stability for hourly workers, $40,000
- 2014, Schedule stability for hourly workers – Phase I of II, $40,000