Mr Robert Williams > Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP > Los Angeles, United States > Lawyer Profile

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
333 SOUTH HOPE STREET
FORTY-THIRD FLOOR
LOS ANGELES, CA 90071
United States

Work Department

Finance and Bankruptcy

Position

Over the years, Mr. Williams’ practice has included work in almost all areas of real estate practice.

Career

In recent years, Mr. Williams’ 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

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

Education

J.D., Harvard Law School, 1976; B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, 1973, with highest honors, Phi Beta Kappa