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RCS Capital names Richard F Williamson as chief counsel


RCS Capital Corporation (RCAP) has hired Richard F Williamson as senior vice president and chief counsel – strategic transactions.  

William M Kahane, chief executive officer of RCAP, says: "We are extremely pleased and excited to have Dick join our legal team at RCS Capital.  His experience and wisdom will complement our existing skill sets while adding to the intellectual capital of our firm."
Williamson (pictured) says: "I am delighted to join the RCAP legal team. RCAP is a dynamic company which has grown dramatically since its 2013 initial public offering. I am eager to assist the company in executing its business strategy of building an industry-leading financial services institution focused on the retail investor."
Prior to joining RCAP, Williamson was a partner in the business department of Blank Rome.  A seasoned attorney with over 35 years of experience executing real estate merger and acquisition transactions, he has served on the board of directors of a national bank, mortgage company, life insurance company and private school and is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Virginia Law School.

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