Suntrease Williams-Maynard

Special Counsel,
Adams and Reese LLP

My Contact Information

Adams and Reese LLP
Mobile, AL
Work: 251-650-0857




Admission & Qualifications

District of Columbia
Middle District of Alabama
Northern District of Alabama
Southern District of Alabama
Northern District of Florida
Southern District of Mississippi
Southern District of Texas
United States Supreme Court

Practice Areas
Title IX
White Collar Crime
Government Investigations
Compliance Counseling
Corporate Governance 

Shaw University, B.A. 2005, magna cum laude, Sociology: Criminal Justice/minor: Psychology

North Carolina Central University School of Law, 2008

The Pennsylvania State University, 2013, Master of Public Administration/Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Human Resource Management

Professional Profile
With a background litigating complex issues in federal courts, Suntrease has successfully prosecuted thousands of misdemeanor and felony cases and enforced compliance with federal statutes. Her practical experience allows her to guide clients through challenges and develop creative and strategic approaches toward resolving problems or achieving goals. She also serves in the JAG Corps of the U.S. Air Force Reserve. She carries the rank of Captain.

Other Distinctions

  • National Bar Association, Top 5 - Excellence in Activism Award, 2020
  • National Bar Association, Top 40 Under 40, 2020
  • National Black Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40, 2020
  • Community Service Award, U.S. EEOC, 2019
  • Diversity Scholar Award, National Conference of Bar Presidents, 2018
  • Mobile Bay Magazine, 40 Under 40, 2016
  • 40 Under 40 Alumni Award, North Carolina Central University, 2016
  • National Conference of Bar Presidents Diversity Scholar Award, 2016
  • Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum, 2016
  • Mobile County Public Schools System Student Involvement Starts with Us Award, 2016
  • United States Attorney's Office Southern District of Texas Dedicated Service Award, 2014
  • National Black Prosecutors Association Best Regional Director of the Year Award, 2012, 2013
  • Lawyers of Color Hot List Honoree, 2013
  • Webb County Women's Bar Association Outstanding Service, 2012
  • United States Department of Justice United States Attorney General's Honors Program Attorney, 2009
  • Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society, NCCU School of Law/Turner lnn Chapter Dedication & Leadership Award, 2007
  • Black Law Students Association, NCCU School of Law Chapter Service Award, 2007
  • Women's Caucus, NCCU School of Law Chapter Hard Work & Dedication Award, 2006

Prior Experience
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Trial Attorney, 2018-2020

U.S. Attorney’s Office, Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of Alabama, 2014-2018

U.S. Attorney’s Office, Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of Texas, 2009-2014

Practice Areas

  • Compliance Counseling
  • Corporate Governance
  • Government Investigations
  • Internal Investigations
  • Title IX
  • White Collar Crime