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Amy Williams

Amy Williams

Hunton Andrews Kurth 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:
Web Segment  Web Segment Market Update: Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities - New Developments in Securitization 2017, Thursday, December 14, 2017
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, Thursday, December 14, 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, Thursday, December 14, 2017
William Cejudo, Clifford Chance US LLP, Memorandum, Tax Analysis of Proposed CAS REMIC Structure (August 29, 2017) - New Developments in Securitization 2017, Thursday, December 14, 2017
Uncle Freddie, Aunt Fannie and Grandma Ginnie: An Update on Agency MBS - New Developments in Securitization 2017, Thursday, December 14, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Market Update: Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities - Market Update: Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities, Thursday, December 14, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Market Update: Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities - Market Update: Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities, Thursday, December 14, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs New Developments in Securitization 2017, Wednesday, December 20, 2017, New York, NY
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