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Amy Williams

Amy Williams

Hunton & Williams LLP

Richmond, VA, USA


  • Amy is a seasoned structured finance lawyer who has represented both borrowers and lenders in structuring and closing asset-based finance transactions involving a variety of assets, including residential and commercial loans, servicing advances, servicing rights, RMBS and CMBS.
  • She has represented Ginnie Mae since she helped develop its multiclass program in the early 1990s. She assists a variety of clients in transactions involving government-insured loans and the GSEs, including warehouse financings, early buy-out transactions and MSR financings.
  • According to Chambers USA, Amy is a valued resource in the world of high-stakes securitizations. Her clients say, “She doesn’t get rattled and stays calm in stressful situations.” 
  • Amy is co-chair of the firm’s opinion committee and chair of the  ethics in marketing committee.  She also serves on the firm’s Uniform Commercial Code subcommittee.

Memberships

  • Co-Founder, Amy’s Army of Cancer Warriors
  • Chair of Governance Committee, SwimRVA
  • Member of Advisory Board, VCU Massey Cancer Center
  • Former Chair, Subcommittee on Structured Financings, Federal Regulation of Securities, ABA Business Law Section
  • Former Chair, Committee on Developments in Business Financing, ABA Business Law Section
  • Former Chair, Committee on Securitization and REITs, ABA Real Property Section

Awards & Recognition

  • Listed for Structured Finance, Legal 500 United States, 2016
  • Recognized as a Leader in Capital Markets and Securitization, National, Chambers USA, 2016-2017, Chambers Global, 2017
  • Named among Influential Women of Virginia, Virginia Lawyers Weekly, Class of 2014
Amy Williams is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, Memorandum, Discussion of Selected Legal Considerations for Fannie Mae MBS Under Proposed CRT REMIC Structure (August 29, 2017) - New Developments in Securitization 2017, Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Uncle Freddie, Aunt Fannie and Grandma Ginnie: An Update on Agency MBS - New Developments in Securitization 2017, Wednesday, December 13, 2017
William Cejudo, Clifford Chance US LLP, Memorandum, Tax Analysis of Proposed CAS REMIC Structure (August 29, 2017) - New Developments in Securitization 2017, Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Fact Sheet: Potential Enhancement to Fannie Mae’s Connecticut Avenue Securities (CAS) Program and Corresponding Update to Our Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS) Prospectus and Trust Agreement (June 6, 2017) - New Developments in Securitization 2017, Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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