Scott C. Williams

Scott C. Williams is a principal with Manier & Herod practicing in the surety, real estate and commercial, corporate, bankruptcy, and trusts practice groups, handling both transactional and litigation matters.  His experience includes negotiating and documenting commercial credit, securitization, acquisition, and sale and lease transactions.  Mr. Williams received his J.D., magna cum laude, in 2001, from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, where he was selected for membership in Curia Honor Society.  Mr. Williams received his Bachelor of Arts in 1995 from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee.

In his surety practice, Mr. Williams manages claims and related litigation, and transactions for sureties in contract surety cases and in a broad range of commercial and miscellaneous bond cases.  He also represents sureties and other creditors in insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings nationwide.  A representative list of insolvency cases in which Mr. Williams has been involved is set forth below:

In re Pathmark Stores, Inc./Great Atl. & Pacific Tea Co., Inc. (Bankr. Del.)
In re Orleans Homebuilders, Inc. (Bankr. Del.)
In re VeraSun Energy Corporation (Bankr. Del.)
In re Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation (Bankr. N.D. Tex.)
In re Modtech Industries, Inc. (Bankr. C.D. Cal.)
In re Elrod Corporation (Bankr. Del.)
In re TOUSA Homes, Inc. (Bankr. S.D. Fla.)
In re WCI Communities, Inc. (Bankr. Del.)
In re Encompass (Bankr. S.D. Tex.)
In re Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. (Bankr. M.D. Fla.)
In re Delta Airlines, Inc. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.)
In re Farmland Industries, Inc. (Bankr. W.D. Mo.)


Co-Author with Mary LeVan, Practice Pointer:  Equipment and Facilities Utilization under the Indemnity Agreement, Tort Trial  & Insurance Practice Section, Fidelity and Surety Law Committee Spring 2014 Newsletter.

Contributor, Chapter III, Documents and Agreements Related to the Indemnity Agreement, 2 THE SURETY’S INDEMNITY AGREEMENT – LAW & PRACTICE (2008).

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