Roger W. Williams

Roger W. Williams


Watkins & Eager PLLC

Recognized since 2008

Jackson, Mississippi

Practice Areas

Commercial Finance Law

Commercial Transactions / UCC Law

Land Use and Zoning Law

Real Estate Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
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Roger W. Williams was admitted to the Mississippi bar in 1996. His experience spans from corporate to commercial lending and finance, and real estate. Roger is a transactional attorney with an emphasis on the acquisition and sale of commercial real estate, construction projects and commercial lending. He provides extensive representation to commercial lenders, developers and builders. Roger has served as Borrower's Counsel for various multi-family projects, Title Agent for numerous multi-family and other commercial projects, Purchaser’s Counsel for various drugstore and retail projects and Lender’s Counsel for numerous church construction projects and refinances. He is a member of several professional and civic organizations, and is currently listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA.

Publications And Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America (2009, Real Estate Law)
  • Chambers USA—America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2009, Real Estate Law)
  • Phi Kappa Phi

    Education

    • Bachelor's Degree: Accounting, University of Mississippi
    • Juris Doctor: University of Mississippi

      Professional And Community Involvement

      • American Bar Association
      • Mississippi Bar Association
      • Hinds County Bar Association
      • Parkway Hills United Methodist Church

Location

  • The Emporium Building
    400 East Capitol Street
    P.O. Box 650
    Jackson, MS 39205-0650

Affiliations

  • Hinds County Bar Association - Member
  • Mississippi Bar - Member
  • Amercian Bar Association - Member

Watkins & Eager PLLC
Headquarters: Jackson, Mississippi

51 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

2 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Commercial Transactions / UCC Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law, Jackson, MS (2019)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Commercial Finance Law
  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Real Estate Law

Special Focus

  • Commercial
  • Development
  • Finance
  • Foreclosures
  • Residential
  • Tax Certiorari
  • Transactions

Awards:

  • Chambers USA -- Real Estate Law

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