William C. Hoops is counsel in Venable’s Real Estate Practice in the Washington, DC office. Bill has extensive experience representing borrowers and lenders in loan originations and credit facilities for commercial real estate, multifamily, and senior housing properties, including commercial mortgage-backed securities, mezzanine, private equity, and portfolio.
Bill has also represented lenders and special servicers for commercial mortgage-backed securities in connection with foreclosures and workouts for troubled commercial real estate loans.
Previously, Bill was vice president and senior corporate real estate counsel with a U.S. commercial bank and financial services company, where he oversaw and provided advice for real estate and project development matters involving the purchase, sale, leasing, construction, and build-out of retail, office, and warehouse properties.
He also managed all legal matters involving the bank’s real estate, including vendor contract, litigation, insurance claims, property management, government enforcement proceedings, and condemnation matters.
Bill has also advised landlord and tenant clients on leasing matters involving shopping centers, office buildings, and warehouse facilities, including leasing disputes and the drafting and negotiation of leases, ground leases, letters of intent, tenant improvement work letters, subleases, assignments, SNDAs, and estoppel certificates.
LL.M. Real Property Development University of Miami School of Law 2006
J.D. University of Miami School of Law 2004
B.A. English and German University of Michigan 2000
Bar Admissions : District of Columbia, Florida, Texas.