Yvonne M. Williams-Wass: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Yvonne M. Williams-Wass

Atlanta,  GA  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Director & Officer Liability
  • Internal Investigations
  • Broker-Dealer
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Securities Enforcement & Litigation
Contact InfoTelephone: 404.853.8008
Fax: 404-853-8806
University University of Georgia, A.B., summa cum laude; University of Georgia, A.B.J., summa cum laude
Law SchoolBoston University School of Law, J.D., cum laude Articles Editor, Boston University Law Review, Moot Court
Admitted2009, Georgia

Professional Activities
Member, Governing Committee, Sutherland Women Stepping Up


Yvonne Williams-Wass defends clients in investigations, enforcement actions, and litigation brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), state regulators, and private litigants. She also represents audit or special committees or the boards of directors at public or private companies, investigating securities law violations, financial reporting fraud, breaches of fiduciary duty, and officer and director misconduct.


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Georgia Supreme Court Applies the Business Judgment Rule to Bank Officers and Directors; Decision Has Implications for Corporate Officers and Directors
Maia Cogen,Patricia A. Gorham,Gabriel A. Mendel,W. Scott Sorrels,Yvonne M. Williams-Wass, July 24, 2014
In a landmark ruling for officers and directors of Georgia’s financial institutions, the Supreme Court of Georgia held in FDIC v. Loudermilk, S14Q0454 (Ga. July 11, 2014), that officers and directors of banks are protected by the business judgment rule, which affords officers and directors a...

Georgia District Court Judge Rules that FIRREA Precludes D&O Insurer Declaratory Judgment Actions Against FDIC as Receiver and Insured D&Os
Keith J. Barnett,Maia Cogen,Gabriel A. Mendel,W. Scott Sorrels,Yvonne M. Williams-Wass, April 4, 2014
On March 5, 2014, Judge Richard Story in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia issued an order denying Plaintiff OneBeacon Midwest Insurance Company’s (OneBeacon) Motion for Limited Reconsideration, Leave to Amend, and for Clarification—notably holding...
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Yvonne M. Williams-Wass

999 Peachtree Street, N.E.
AtlantaGA 30309-3996


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