Provided by Amy Williams
Ms. Williams represents borrowers and lenders in structured finance transactions involving residential and commercial loans, servicing advances, servicing rights, single family rental properties, RMBS, CMBS and other assets. She has represented Ginnie Mae since helping develop its multiclass program in 1994. She assists clients in transactions involving government-insured loans (including FHA, VA and USDA loans) and GSEs, including warehouse financings, gestation facilities, early buy-out transactions (EBOs) and MSR financings.
She advises clients on LIBOR transition matters and novel issues, including technology issues, such as eNotes. Ms. Williams is a trusted adviser on Investment Company Act of 1940 status questions, including the applicability of exclusions from the “covered fund” definition under the Volcker Rule.
Ms. Williams serves on the board of the Structured Finance Association (SFA) and as the vice chair of the Securitization and Structured Finance Committee of the ABA’s Business Law Section. She is on the Editorial Board of the ABA’s “In Our Opinion” newsletter. She is chair of the firm's opinion committee and ethics in marketing committee. Ms. Williams serves as a mentor through the SFA and also at the Firm, where she hosts weekly “Wisdom Wednesday” sessions for younger lawyers. She is Vice Chair Elect to the Advisory Board of Massey Cancer Center.