Ms. Tuwanda Rush Williams
Thompson O'Brien Kappler & Nasuti, PC
Tuwanda Rush Williams - attorney at Thompson, O’Brien, Kappler & Nasuti, PC. Formerly she was the Deputy County Attorney in the Gwinnett County Department of Law, where she supervised and managed the work of five attorneys who handle both transactional and litigation matters for the Gwinnett County Departments of Community Services, Corrections, Financial Services, Fire, Planning & Development, Police, Sheriff, Support Services, Transportation, and Water Resources. Her team also provided advice and counsel to the Judicial System, Administrative Office of the Courts, Clerk of Court, District Attorney’s Office, Solicitor’s Office, and Tax Commissioner. Previously, Tuwanda served as a Senior Assistant County Attorney, and her transactional practice included drafting county ordinances, resolutions, and legal opinions, drafting, reviewing, and approving contracts, and providing day-to-day advice and counsel to the Gwinnett County Departments of Police, Corrections, Sheriff, Fire and Emergency Services, Human Resources, and Information Technology Services. She also provided legal guidance to the Purchasing and Risk Divisions of the Department of Financial Services and the Animal Welfare & Enforcement Division of the Department of Community Services. Her litigation experience is expansive, and most recently concentrated in section 1983 civil rights and constitutional law, state law claims of assault, battery, unlawful arrest, false imprisonment, and malicious prosecution, public procurement and contract disputes, personal injury, and property damage. She served as President of the Gwinnett County Bar Association, graduated from SUNY Buffalo School of Law, Syracuse University and formerly practiced at the City of Atlanta Law Department.