Williams Mullen announced skilled corporate finance attorney Otto W. Konrad joined the firm from Kaufman & Canoles as a partner in the Richmond office.

Konrad’s practice focuses on finance, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions and commercial real estate. He can help companies obtain the capital they need to grow their business through expansions, mergers and acquisitions, commercial finance and more. He has worked with large companies through the acquisition, financing, development and expansion of their businesses and has represented clients in expansions of as much as $250 million. Konrad also has extensive experience with the lender and borrower sides of commercial lending, including commercial business loans, asset-based lending, letters of credit, bond financings and commercial real estate secured lending. Mr. Konrad has done extensive legal work and has particular industry knowledge in the petroleum distribution and retail sectors.

“Otto’s background fits Williams Mullen’s platform nicely, and he is a valuable addition to our Corporate Section,” said Greg Bishop, chair of Williams Mullen’s Business and Corporate practice. “We are very fortunate to have him, and I look forward to working with him.”

Konrad was named to Virginia Business magazine’s Legal Elite in 2009 and has received an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available.