W. Martin Williams

Attorney, Partner

Martin counsels clients in a variety of areas, including real estate, fair housing, general corporate and business transactions, creditor’s rights and litigation. He works closely with individual and corporate clients to provide a broad range of legal services, including, the purchase, sale and leasing of real property, lease disputes, real estate finance and development, and easements. He routinely defends clients against fair housing discrimination charges brought under federal, state, and local fair housing laws and ordinances. Martin is frequently retained to assist clients with a variety of fair housing needs, including reviewing accommodation requests, drafting non-discrimination and applicant screening policies, and developing strategies to mitigate potential liability under federal and state law. Martin is Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation approved fair housing instructor and regularly conducts continuing education classes for real estate professionals.


  • The College of William and Mary Marshall Wythe Law School (J.D., 2012)
  • University of Richmond Robins School of Business (M.B.A, 2009)
  • Randolph-Macon College (B.A., Business and Economics, 2004)

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Virginia

Professional Memberships and Associations

  • Virginia State Bar
  • Richmond Bar Association
  • Virginia Creditor’s Rights Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Better Housing Coalition, Management Board Member
  • Randolph-Macon College Society of Alumni, Board Member
  • Richmond Affordable Housing, Board Member
  • Central Virginia Junior Achievement USA, Volunteer
  • St. Bridget’s Catholic Church

Off the Clock

In his spare time, Martin enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons.