Robert E. Williams: Lawyer with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Robert E. Williams

Phone213.617.4169

Peer Rating
 5.0/5.0
AV® Preeminent

Client Rating

Featured AV Peer Review Rated Lawyer IconFeatured AV Peer Review Rated Lawyer Icon
Printer Friendly VersionEmail this PageDownload to My Outlook ContactsAdd lawyer to My FavoritesCompare this lawyer to other lawyers in your favorites

Experience & Credentials Ratings & Reviews
 

Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy and Restructuring
  • Finance
  • Real Estate Lending
  • Syndicated Credit Facilities
  • Real Estate
  • Land Use
  • and Environmental
  • Real Estate Acquisitions and Dispositions
  • Real Estate Development
  • Financial Services
 
University University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., with highest honors, 1973 Phi Beta Kappa
 
Law SchoolHarvard Law School, J.D., 1976
 
Admitted1976, California
 
Memberships 

Memberships

•Member, American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL), 1992-present

•Board of Directors, San Gabriel Valley Chapter, American Red Cross

•Member, La Canada-Flintridge Educational Foundation

 
Biography

Bob Williams is a partner in the Finance and Bankruptcy Practice Group in the firm's Los Angeles office. He also serves as the firm's Chief Talent Officer, with managerial responsibility for the recruiting, professional training and performance evaluation of the firm's associates, as well as for the firm's diversity and inclusion activities.

Areas of Practice

Over the years, Mr. Williams' practice has included work in almost all areas of real estate practice. In recent years, his practice has focused upon representation of lenders, including domestic and foreign banks, insurance companies and other financiers. His work has included documentation of construction loans, permanent loans, mini perms, unsecured and borrowing base credit facilities, and negotiation of real estate loan workouts.

A large portion of Mr. Williams' work involves representation of lenders in tax-exempt financing of affordable housing projects. He has represented lenders who purchase multifamily housing revenue bonds in private placements. He has also assisted lenders who provide direct pay letters of credit in lower floater financings and backup letters of credit in bond financings in which other financial institutions provided long-term credit enhancement.

Mr. Williams has represented nonprofit developers of affordable housing on a pro bono basis through the Los Angeles County Bar Association's Public Counsel Affordable Housing Project.

Honors

•Who's Who Legal: California, 2008-2011

•Best Lawyers in America

•The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers

•Southern California Super Lawyer, 2008-2014

 
ISLN902732689
 


View Ratings & Reviews
Profile Visibility
#1,221 in weekly profile views out of 29,592 lawyers in Los Angeles, California
#49,889 in weekly profile views out of 1,515,052 total lawyers Overall

Office Information

Robert E. Williams

Forty-Third Floor, 333 South Hope Street
Los AngelesCA 90071-1448




Loading...
 

Professional Networking for Legal Professionals Only

Quickly and easily expand your professional
network - join the premier global network for legal professionals only. It's powered by the
Martindale-Hubbell database - over 1,000,000 lawyers strong.
Join Now