W. Martin   Williams
Principal

Contact

Phone: 804.362.4501
Fax: 804.362.4535
Mailing: 201 North Washington Highway ,
Suite 203 , Ashland , VA   23005
Linkedin: W. Martin Williams

PRACTICE FOCUS

W. Martin Williams represents clients in a variety of litigation matters, including real estate disputes, landlord-tenant claims, fair-housing investigations, and debtor/creditor litigation. He assists clients throughout the litigation process, from pre-filing advice through settlement negotiations and trial.

Mr. Williams represents commercial and residential landlords and property managers, and has significant experience with creditor rights litigation. He also advises business owners on day-to-day decision-making, as well as contracts and business strategies, negotiations of business deals and agreements, and collections of all types of accounts.

Mr. Williams' past experience includes representing clients in business transactions, securities offerings, corporate mergers and acquisitions, financing, and commercial real estate transactions.

He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Management Board for the Better Housing Coalition. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for Richmond Affordable Housing and the Hanover YMCA.

“No matter the size of the client or the scope of the matter, I always aim to be extremely responsive and readily available to address any and all client concerns”

—W. Martin Williams

Education & Admissions

  • College of William & Mary Law School, J.D.
  • University of Richmond, M.B.A.
  • Randolph-Macon College, B.A. (Business and Economics)
  • Virginia Bar
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia

Activities

  • Richmond Bar Association
  • Virginia Creditors Bar Association
  • National Association of Residential Property Managers, Affiliate Member
  • Better Housing Collation, Management Board Member
  • Richmond Affordable Housing, Board Member
  • Hanover YMCA, Board Member
  • Hanover Rotary Club

Posts

"Everything Landlords Should Know About Virginia’s New Smoke Alarm and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Requirements"

Smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms are nothing new. Such devices have saved countless lives and can be found in…

"Legal Alert: New Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Laws Passed in 2018"

More than 800 new laws came into effect in Virginia this year. While real estate and residential housing laws comprise…