Roger W. Williams

Roger W. Williams: Attorney with Watkins & Eager
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  • The Emporium Building, 400 East Capitol Street, Jackson, MS 39201
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Biography

Roger W. Williams was admitted to the Mississippi Bar in 1996.His experience spans from corporate to commercial lending and finance, and real estate. Roger is a transactional attorney with an emphasis on the acquisition and sale of commercial real estate,construction projects and commercial lending. He provides extensive representation to commercial lenders, developers and builders.Roger has served as Lender's Counsel for various multi-family projects, Title Agent for numerous multi-family and other commercial projects, Purchaser's Counsel for various drugstore and retail projects and Lender's Counsel for numerous church construction projects and refinances. Additionally, he regularly represents borrowers with loans including the HUD/FHA loan programs. He is a member of several professional and civic organizations, and is currently listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA.

Honors

•AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Chambers USA-America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2009-2010, 2014 - 2017 Real Estate Law)
Mid-South Rising Stars, (2010, Real Estate)
•Phi Kappa Phi
The Best Lawyers in America (2009-2018, Land Use and Zoning Law, Real Estate Law)

Publications

•Author, Enhancing a Title Policy with Endorsements, Mississippi Business Journal, August 28, 2015

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Banking and Financial Institutions
  • Commercial Lending and Finance
  • Multifamily Finance
  • Oil and Gas
  • Real Estate
  • Tax Credits
  • Zoning and Land Use

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
601.965.1811  Phone
www.watkinseager.com
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 650, Jackson, MS 39201
University Attended:
University of Mississippi, Bachelor's Degree, Accounting, 1993
Law School Attended:
University of Mississippi School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1996
Year of First admission:
1996
Admission:
1996, Mississippi
Memberships:

Professional And Community Involvement

•American Bar Association
•Capital Area Bar Association
•Parkway Hills United Methodist Church
•The Mississippi Bar

Birth Information:
Jackson, Mississippi, 1970
Reported Cases:
Pitts v. Anderson, 122 F.3d 275 (5th Cir., 1997).
ISLN:
912441021
Payment Information:
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  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Peer Reviews

    • 4.8/5.0 (14)
    • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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    • Roger W. Williams

      5.0/5.0 by a Chief Legal Officer on 03/19/16 in Real Estate on 03/19/16

      Roger is an exceptional attorney and person. He is a respected leader of the Rea Estate Bar in Mississippi.

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      Roger is an exceptional attorney and person. He is a respected leader of the Rea Estate Bar in Mississippi.

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    • Roger W. Williams

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/17/16 in Real Estate on 03/17/16

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    • Roger W. Williams

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/10/16 in Real Estate on 03/10/16

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    • Roger W. Williams

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/10/16 in Real Estate on 03/10/16

      Roger Williams is an excellent real estate attorney. He is the person attorneys at my firm call, make referrals to, and rely upon any time we have a complex real estate...

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      Roger Williams is an excellent real estate attorney. He is the person attorneys at my firm call, make referrals to, and rely upon any time we have a complex real estate matter.

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    • Roger W. Williams

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/09/16 in Real Estate on 03/09/16

      I have worked with Roger for many years in his various capacities as lender's counsel, purchaser's counsel and title agent. Simply put, he is one of the best in the busin...

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      I have worked with Roger for many years in his various capacities as lender's counsel, purchaser's counsel and title agent. Simply put, he is one of the best in the business.

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    • Roger W. Williams

      5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 03/09/16 in Real Estate on 03/09/16

      Have closed several transactions with Roger and he is always a pleasure to work with. Roger is helpful, knowledgeable and always ensures everything goes smoothly.

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      Have closed several transactions with Roger and he is always a pleasure to work with. Roger is helpful, knowledgeable and always ensures everything goes smoothly.

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    • Roger W. Williams

      5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 03/09/16 in Real Estate on 03/09/16

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    • Roger W. Williams

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/09/16 in Real Estate on 03/09/16

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    • Roger W. Williams

      5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 11/06/09 in Real Estate on 11/06/09

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    • Roger W. Williams

      4.8/5.0 by a Partner on 03/17/16 in Real Estate on 03/17/16

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