Williams & Associates
Quality Real Estate and Business Law Legal Services For Businesses Nationwide
What’s New Fall 2020

Norma Williams was the Moderator and a Panelist on a commercial real estate program at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys entitled “Loan Defaults and Two Not So Tough Acts to Follow,” highlighting strategies for loan workouts and practice under the Uniform Assignment of Rents Act and the Uniform Commercial Real Estate Receivership Act, September, 2020

What’s New Winter 2020

“2020 Legislative Changes Affecting California Commercial Real Property,” Attorney at Law Magazine (Los Angeles Edition, (Volume 6, No. 1, 2020)

Norma Williams was selected statewide to receive the inaugural Excellence in Practice Award given by the California Lawyer’s Association’s Solo and Small Firms Section; Award Ceremony, June, 2019

Selected Recent Transactions:

Representation of bank in loan modification adding California shopping center owned by new guarantor as additional collateral

Representation of employees credit union in refinance loan secured by Southern California shopping center.

Local counsel in financing transaction for the construction of a Performing Arts Center at a Southern California private high school, using the federal New Markets Tax Credit program

Re-structure of limited partnership interests in partnership owning major transit-oriented multi-family real estate project

Holding company formation and advice on real estate subsidiary structure

Transaction counsel in initial phase of re-structure of limited partnership interests in partnership owning major multi-family real estate project

Recent Publications:

“2019 California Laws Affecting Commercial Real Property,” Attorney at Law Magazine (Los Angeles Edition (Vol. 5, No. 2, 2019)

“Priority Of Liens On California Real Property, Part 2: Subordination Agreements,” Points of Interest Magazine (California Mortgage Association, Spring, 2019)

“Priority Of Liens On California Real Property, Part 1: General Rules of Priority, Deeds of Trust,” Points of Interest Magazine (California Mortgage Association, Fall, 2018)

Certifications

Williams & Associates has the following certifications:

1. State of California Public Utilities Commission: Women and Minority Business Enterprise
2. Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC): Woman Owned Business
3. U.S. Small Business Administration: Woman Owned Small Business
4. State of California Department of General Services: Small Business Enterprise
5. City of Los Angeles – Small and Local Business Entity

NAICS Codes: 541110 (Primary), 531390, 541611
SIC Code: 8111
GSA Schedule: No. GS-23F-013AA

As a woman-owned, and minority-owned small business certified as WBE, MBE, WMBE, WOSB, SBE and SLBE, we also add value to our clients for whom such diversity is an asset.

In some instances, certification by one agency can be used to meet the qualification of goals of other agencies.

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