Erik F. Williams

Erik F. Williams

Partner

Contact Info

Phone: (215) 972-7542
Fax: (215) 972-1925

Primary Office

Philadelphia
Centre Square West
1500 Market Street, 38th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102-2186

Erik F. Williams

Partner

Erik focuses his practice in the area of commercial real estate transactions, with an emphasis in site acquisition, finance, construction, and leasing matters. He has advised a broad range of public and private clients, from small entrepreneurs to large institutions. Most recently, Erik has provided legal counsel to clients in the pharmaceutical, retail, healthcare, education, hospitality, golf, and residential development industries.

Erik regularly lectures to a variety of audiences on real estate-related legal issues, including a recent presentation to members of the Professional Golf Association on golf course-related legal issues. He co-authored several chapters in the Sixth and Seventh Annual Real Estate Institute Manual, published by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI). Erik is also a frequent contributor to various real estate periodicals.

Prior to entering law school, Erik taught English and journalism at St. Michael's High School on the Navajo Nation Reservation in Window Rock, Arizona. He received Americorps' National Service Award for outstanding volunteer contribution to national education.

Credentials and Accolades

Honors and Awards

Named to the Chambers USA "America’s Leading Lawyers in Real Estate" list, 2016 to present

Named one of Pennsylvania's "Lawyers on the Fast Track" by The Legal Intelligencer, 2012

Americorps National Service Award

Selected to the Rising Stars list, Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2006 to present

Memberships and Affiliations

Member, American Bar Association

Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association

Member, Philadelphia Bar Association

Education

J.D., Villanova University School of Law, 2001, cum laude

  • Member, Villanova Law Review

B.A., Cornell University, 1997

Bar Admissions

New Jersey
Pennsylvania

Firm Management Positions

Real Estate, Vice Chair

Philadelphia Office, Vice Office Managing Partner

Government Involvement Committee, Member

Erik focuses his practice in the area of commercial real estate transactions, with an emphasis in site acquisition, finance, construction, and leasing matters. He has advised a broad range of public and private clients, from small entrepreneurs to large institutions. Most recently, Erik has provided legal counsel to clients in the pharmaceutical, retail, healthcare, education, hospitality, golf, and residential development industries.

Erik regularly lectures to a variety of audiences on real estate-related legal issues, including a recent presentation to members of the Professional Golf Association on golf course-related legal issues. He co-authored several chapters in the Sixth and Seventh Annual Real Estate Institute Manual, published by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI). Erik is also a frequent contributor to various real estate periodicals.

Prior to entering law school, Erik taught English and journalism at St. Michael's High School on the Navajo Nation Reservation in Window Rock, Arizona. He received Americorps' National Service Award for outstanding volunteer contribution to national education.

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