Bill Hoops arrival to Venable as counsel in the Real Estate Practice in the Washington, DC office, was featured in International Financial Law Review (IFLR) on September 20, 2018, Global Banking & Finance Review on September 19, 2018, and in DC CityBizList on September 18, 2018. Mr. Hoops, who was previously vice president and senior corporate real estate counsel with a financial institution, will focus his practice on real estate finance and project development matters involving the purchase, sale, construction, and build-out of retail, office, and warehouse properties. He has represented borrowers and lenders in loan originations and credit facilities for commercial real estate, multifamily, and senior housing properties, including commercial mortgage-backed securities, private equity, and portfolio.
Commenting on his move to Venable's Real Estate Practice, Mr. Hoops told IFLR, "Venable as a firm has a stellar real estate practice, whether real estate finance or general real estate." Hoops added, "Real estate in DC is exploding, and DC is a microcosm for what's going on elsewhere."