William C. Hoops

Hoops William
Bill Hoops is a real estate attorney with extensive experience representing borrowers and lenders in loan originations and credit facilities for commercial real estate, multifamily, and senior housing properties. His experience includes commercial mortgage-backed securities, mezzanine, private equity, and portfolios. Bill has represented lenders and special servicers for commercial mortgage-backed securities in foreclosures and workouts for troubled commercial real estate loans.

Prior to joining Venable, 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 legal matters involving the bank's real estate, including vendor contract, litigation, insurance claims, property management, government enforcement proceedings, and condemnation.

Bill has advised landlord and tenant clients on leasing matters involving shopping centers, office buildings, and warehouse facilities, including leasing disputes. He also handled 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