Carrie Williamson named to the Silicon Valley Business Journal's 2021 Women of Influence list
DLA Piper is pleased to announce that Carrie Williamson, deputy managing partner of the firm's Silicon Valley office, was named to the Silicon Valley Business Journal's 2021 Women of Influence list honoring the executives, entrepreneurs, business owners and community leaders making a mark in Silicon Valley.
In a Q&A with the publication, Williamson spoke about her goals for the next year, the impact of the pandemic on effective leadership and work-life balance, and the best advice she has ever received: “Speak up, ask questions, ask for opportunities and never give up.”
Williamson is a trial lawyer with 17 years of experience managing and trying patent litigation matters for both large and small companies. She has been the second-chair attorney for three jury trials for patent infringement and was a trial team member for two other jury trials, a bench trial, and five hearings in the International Trade Commission. In addition to her trial experience, she regularly helps clients successfully resolve patent litigation cases before trial.
Williamson also serves on the Legal Advisory Committee for the Silicon Valley Urban Debate League and on the Advisory Board for the ChIPs Silicon Valley chapter.