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Raquel A. Williams

Raquel A. Williams

Raquel joined the Office of General Counsel as Senior Associate Counsel for Labor in May 2018. Prior to joining SUNY, Raquel served as Director of Grievance and Discipline for the MTA Bus Company where she was responsible for a broad array of labor relations issues including, but not limited to, arbitrations, collective bargaining negotiations and contractual interpretation disputes for its approximately thirty five hundred employees. In her role, Raquel collaborated with management at all levels of the organization to ensure overall and consistent application of labor relations policies among the Company’s ten facilities. Raquel started her career as a Labor, Employment and ERISA attorney in the private sector before joining the MTA New York City Transit in February 2009 as a Labor Attorney. She is a graduate of Regent University School of Law, holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Windsor in Windsor, Ontario, Canada as well as a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada. She is admitted to practice in the State of New York.

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