Vanessa Williams Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Vanessa Williams

Vanessa Williams

Outside General Counsel & Corporate Lawyer

Hagatna
Licensed in
CA, Guam
University of San Francisco School of Law

"Vanessa was great & accessible. She was prompt and able to address all of my concerns."

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About
Vanessa has advised scores of businesses in all aspects of their operations - from start-up to sale. She is also outside counsel to big businesses in both transactions and commercial disputes.

Vanessa is able navigate her way around any legal issue with superior research skills and attention to detail, and then communicate that clearly to her clients so they have the information and assurance they need when making critical decisions.
7
Projects on
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7
Years
experience

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Client Reviews

5.0
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out of 7 reviews
Clear Communication
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Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Excellent to work with"


Posted on Feb 25, 2016
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"Vanessa is very logical and efficient. She only took a couple hours to get our project done both times we used her service, it they weren't some trivial projects. Thanks Vanessa, you rock!"


Posted on Nov 11, 2015
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"We got what we needed when we needed. Great experience, thanks!"

Non-Compete Agreements Services
Posted on Sep 15, 2015
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"Excellent work. Vanessa was great to work with"

Commercial Leases Services
Posted on Jun 26, 2015
Clear Communication
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Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Vanessa was great & accessible. She was prompt and able to address all of my concerns."

Basic Contract Review
Posted on Jun 25, 2015
Clear Communication
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Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Vanessa was very responsive and helpful on our project. I would be happy to work with her again."

Review Commercial Loan Documents
Posted on Jun 16, 2015

Work History

ANZ Guam

Member, Board of Directors

Sep 2014 - Present

ANZ Guam, Inc. (formerly Citizens Security Bank) was founded in 1990 by a group of local business leaders who had identified the need for a second locally charted and community focused bank in Guam. ANZ opened its doors in January 1991 with one branch and only six employees. Today ANZ has four branches and over 80 staff.

Sep 2014 - Present

E Development Corporation

Director

Aug 2012 - Present

Strategically plan, implement, and oversee operations of EDC, a USCIS designated EB-5 regional center for the island of Guam.

Aug 2012 - Present

Hagåtña Restoration & Redevelopment Authority

Commissioner of the Board

Aug 2011 - Present

Responsible for the comprehensive planning and development of all Hagatña consistent with Title 21, Chapter 79 of the Guam Code Annotated.

Chairman on Rules and Operating Guidelines

Aug 2011 - Present

Law Office of Vanessa L. Williams

Attorney/Principal

May 2011 - Present

Counsel and represent small businesses, corporations, organizations, and government agencies in range of administrative, commercial, civil, development, and regulatory matters.

May 2011 - Present

Law Offices of Mark E. Williams, P.C.

Of Counsel

Jul 2013 - Apr 2015

Civil litigation and criminal defense.

Jul 2013 - Apr 2015

World Realty

Realtor and Associate Broker

Jan 2013 - Dec 2014

Licensed to sell,offer for sale, list, buy, offer to buy, and negotiate the purchase or sale or exchange of real estate.

Jan 2013 - Dec 2014

University of Guam

Adjunct Professor

Aug 2011 - Dec 2013

Adjunct Professor of Legal Research, Reasoning, and Writing; Law and Public Policy.

Aug 2011 - Dec 2013

University of Guam Office of Graduate Studies, Sponsored Programs and Research

Project Director

Mar 2012 - Aug 2013

Project Director for the Guam Procurement Assessment Study

Mar 2012 - Aug 2013

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