Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that Tracey L. Williams, senior counsel in the firm’s Dallas office, has received the 2023 Luna Award for Business Advocate of the Year from the Regional Hispanic Contractors Association (RHCA). Tracey was honored at RHCA’s prestigious Luna Awards Luncheon in Dallas earlier this month. This award recognizes an individual or company that advocates for the inclusion of women in construction, architecture, engineering, and business in the North Texas area.
Upon receiving her award, she stated, “Honored to be nominated for a Luna Award, floored to walk away with the award for Business Advocate of the Year. Not sure how I earned it, but I am more committed than ever to helping women succeed in construction.”
Timothy D. Matheny, managing partner of P&A’s Dallas office, commented, “Having worked alongside Tracey for years, this remarkable achievement signifies her contagious care and determination to create equal opportunity for underrepresented groups across the A/E/C industries and throughout the state and beyond.”
About Tracey L. Williams
Tracey is a skilled litigator and has successfully represented contractors, developers, owners and subcontractors in Texas and Oklahoma during all phases of the construction process and thereafter. She assists clients in managing project risk through effective contractual risk allocation and counsels clients in construction matters involving contract disputes, mechanic’s and materialman’s liens, bond claims, construction defects, and other construction-related claims. In addition to construction law, Tracey has extensive experience in creditor’s rights and commercial collections.
Tracey received her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington, where she graduated cum laude. She earned her law degree from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, now known as the Texas A&M University School of Law, where she served as managing editor of Law Review.
About the Regional Hispanic Contractors Association
The Regional Hispanic Contractors Association formerly the Hispanic Contractors Association of DFW “was formed in 1995 to address the needs of one of the fastest-growing sectors of the construction industry.” According to the association, in addition to giving voice to the business and political concerns of its members, it serves the community through its outreach program.
Their Luna Awards celebrates the achievements of women, women-owned businesses, and advocates who promote and develop women at all levels in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction. The awards are now recognized throughout Texas with regional ceremonies in Austin, Corpus Christi, Dallas/FW, El Paso, Houston, and San Antonio.
About Peckar & Abramson, P.C.
Peckar & Abramson, P.C. is a national law firm with offices in New York City, New Jersey, Washington D.C., Boston, Miami, Chicago, Oakland, Los Angeles, Austin, Houston and Dallas, and has affiliations with global firms in Latin America (through its founding membership in CONSTRULEGAL) and across Europe (through its founding membership in Leading Construction Lawyers International Alliance). In addition to its core construction practice, the firm has affiliated practice groups who counsel contractors on labor and employment matters, corporate and regulatory compliance issues including D/M/WBE compliance and general corporate and real estate matters.