Abigail Williams is an associate in the firm’s Charlotte office and is a member of the tax practice group. She focuses on the tax aspects of financial products with an emphasis on mortgage and asset-backed securities, debt instruments and modifications, and the federal tax aspects related to real estate mortgage investment conduits (REMICs), regulated investment companies (RICs), and real estate investment trusts (REITs). She has represented underwriters, servicers, and trustees in all aspects of securitization transactions.
In addition, Abigail advises clients on the federal tax issues related to public and private asset management transactions, including open-end and closed-end mutual funds.
Abigail was a summer associate at K&L Gates in 2014. Before that, she was a legal extern to the Honorable J. Michelle Childs of the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina. While in law school, Abigail was a student works editor for the South Carolina Law Review and contributed case summaries to the South Carolina Law Review's online publication, the Fourth Circuit Survey.
- North Carolina Bar Association
- Volunteer Tutor, HEART Tutoring
- "FIRPTA Fundamentals," February 2016
- “Introduction to Original Issue Discount,” February 2017