About Williams Oinonen LLC


Julie Oinonen is the Principal Managing Partner of Williams Oinonen LLC. An honors graduate of Emory University School of Law, Ms. Oinonen also graduated Magna Cum Laude with her Masters of Business Administration and received a Masters of Education degree with honors.

Ms. Oinonen’s primary focus is handling employment law, education law, business litigation, personal injury and constitutional, civil rights cases. Ms. Oinonen is an Adjunct faculty instructor at Emory University School of Law’s Trial Techniques program. She is a Board member of the National Employment Lawyer’s Association of Georgia, a civil rights association made up of lawyers whose employment litigation practice areas advocate for the rights of employees. Ms. Oinonen is also on the Alumni Board for Emory University School of Law and on the Judge Clarence Cooper American Inn of Court, affiliated with Emory University School of Law.

Ms. Oinonen has been presented with the International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award for Outstanding Excellence in Trial Advocacy, the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers Award, and the Kathleen Kessler-Eidson Trial Advocacy Award. Ms. Oinonen is a member of the Lamar Inn, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, the National Employment Lawyers Association and admitted into the prestigious Order of Emory Advocates.

Esther Moody Graff-RadfordEsther Moody Graff-Radford, works in all areas of Williams Oinonen LLC’s civil litigation practice. Ms. Graff-Radford received her law degree from Emory University School of Law, where she graduated 7th in her class and served as Clerk in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia for the late Judge William C. O’Kelley. Ms. Graff-Radford is admitted to all Georgia courts, the Northern District of Georgia and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. When she is not practicing law, Ms. Graff-Radford spends her time pursing creative hobbies with her three children, reading and hiking. Ms. Graff-Radford is also passionate in pro bono representation of detained asylum-seekers and her fluency in multiple language assists these clients.

Muna ClaxtonMuna Claxton, is civil trial litigator with over 13 years of experience. Ms. Claxton graduated from the University of Minnesota and earned her law degree from Georgia State University School of Law. Ms. Claxton clerked at the Supreme Court of Georgia for the Honorable Justice Robert Benham and at the Fulton County State Court for the Honorable Penny Brown-Reynolds. Ms. Claxton volunteers with the Georgia Innocence Project and is involved with the National Employment Lawyers Association of Georgia, Gate City Bar Association, and the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association. Ms. Claxton is not only a seasoned litigator, but also is a dedicated mother to a set of beautiful twins.

Mario Williams

Mario Bernard Williams is Partner Emeritus at Williams Oinonen LLC.
Morehouse College-Political Science Degree with Honors
Lewis & Clark, Portland OR–Juris Doctor Degree


ShahnazShahnaz Uddin is a civil rights Associate Attorney at the law office of Williams Oinonen LLC. She is currently licensed to practice law in Florida and is going to take the Georgia Bar Exam in February. Prior to her work at Williams Oinonen LLC, she worked as an Assistant Public Defender in Broward County, Florida and was a John Due Fellow with the Florida NAACP. At the NAACP she researched issues affecting marginalized populations in the United States including issues regarding discrimination in property taxes and juvenile justice in the education system. She also has worked as a Judicial Intern for the Southern District of Florida where she researched and presented findings on “Compassionate Release” under the First Step Act and the “Qualified Immunity” doctrine in relation to § 1983 claims.

Ms. Uddin works on federal cases that deal with race discrimination, gender, pregnancy, disability, and other employment discrimination and federal civil rights matters.

E D U C A T I O N:

Florida International University College of Law, Miami, Florida J.D. May 2022
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, B.A. August 2018


May 2020 – May 2022 Senior Associate Editor • African Journal of Legal Studies (AJLS)

Florida Bar Member Admitted September 2022 Young Lawyers Division

FIU Law Faculty Recognition Award May 2022

Diversity & Inclusion: Foundations and Strategies Certification George Mason University March 2021

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