Hodgson Russ has announced that Lisa C. Williams has joined law firm’s Palm Beach office.
Ms. Williams focuses her practice on advanced planning and family office matters, which entails serving as a general counsel to corporate executives, private business owners, professional athletes, and high-net-worth families and their family offices.
Her areas of focus include the analysis, design, and drafting of advanced estate-planning trusts and structures, as well as corporate and closely held business structures, transactions, and agreements. Ms. Williams also works with nonprofit organizations on matters including formation, registrations, gift acceptance policies, financial investment guidelines and audits, and risk committee guidelines. She also is trained to mediate disputes between two or more parties in a number of areas, including disputes involving business partners, civic and religious organizations, landlords and tenants, and family members.
Prior to joining Hodgson Russ, Ms. Williams practiced with a Chicago-based law firm, owned a financial planning firm, and held financial planning and executive positions with financial services institutions. She started her career in accounting.