University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2004
Cedarville University, B.A. 1985
Grant Williams helps clients across the United States negotiate the local and state incentive packages they need to bring their development projects to fruition. He also assists both landlords and tenants in negotiating leases for commercial space.
Through his efforts, clients can enter into leases which limit their liabilities and strengthen their protection. Grant also advises clients in the purchase and acquisition and the sale-lease back of various commercial properties including manufacturing facilities and office space, often addressing sensitive environmental issues in the process.
Establishment of New Manufacturing Footprint
Assisted client in securing and documenting agreements for over $300 million in government incentives and assistance related to the establishment of a $600 million new manufacturing facility.
Secured $38 million in grants and other incentives for a client consolidating its light manufacturing operations and R&D activities.
Negotiated lease of 180,000 rsf of downtown Class A office space on behalf of landlord, where the lease acted as the critical component of a larger sales transaction.
Negotiated new headquarters lease of 130,000 rsf of Class A office space for Fortune 500 Company.
Grant negotiated a $10 million incentive package for a company that manufactures equipment for the alternative energy field. He also represented a client in a time-sensitive $22 million sale-lease back transaction for a 360,000-square-foot facility, efficiently expediting negotiations and due diligence, while limiting the client’s liabilities and providing the protections it required.
Facilitated time sensitive $22 million sale-lease back transaction for a 360,000-square-foot facility, efficiently expediting negotiations and due diligence, while limiting the client’s liabilities and providing the protections it required.
Represented client on a design build contract for approximately $20 million in facility renovations and installation of equipment to facilitate significant expansion of operations.
Represented medical company in the $22 million lease with a $10 million buildout of 300,000 square foot flex space for its central distribution plant.
Assisted client in $140,000,000 refinancing for its national sports facility.
University of Michigan Law School, cum laude; Order of the Coif; Associate Editor, Michigan Telecommunications and Technology Law Review
State Bar of Michigan, Real Property Law Section
Civic, Cultural & Social Activities
Oakland Christian Schools, Board Member, 2005-present
Camp Selah, Reading, Michigan, Former Treasurer; Board of Directors, Member