J oyce Williams, a Ghanaian American attorney and entrepreneur, is the driving force behind Armooh-Williams, PLLC, Hazina Equity Partners, iSoka, LLC, and the Armooh-Williams Foundation. As the founder and managing attorney of Armooh-Williams, PLLC, Joyce delivers legal guidance to multinational corporations on project finance, economic sanctions, trade compliance, and immigration law. She represents clients before crucial government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Department of Homeland Security.

Joyce has successfully negotiated financing terms and drafted documents for various projects, spanning housing, oil and gas, and transportation infrastructure. Her expertise includes advising on project finance matters, ensuring legal and regulatory compliance and mitigating risks. She engages in due diligence reviews and collaborates with cross-functional teams to identify and address project-related legal and financial challenges.

Joyce also provides counsel on immigration issues handling matters such as investment visas, family-based petitions, asylum applications, employment-based visas, removal defense, and naturalization. She conducts consultations, prepares, and files legal documents with relevant authorities, and represents clients in hearings and court proceedings.

With a diverse career spanning international organizations and law centers, Joyce serves an esteemed clientele, including heads of state, diplomats, royals, and high-level business executives. Her involvement in various boards and committees, such as the American Bar Association's African Law Council, the International Bar Foundation's Rule of Law Initiative, and the Asankrnagwa Kroye Kuo, reflects her commitment to legal advocacy and diplomacy.

Joyce's contributions extend to her role as an executive council member of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Policy Network and the African Globalized Investment Forum. Her accolades include recognition by the American Bar Association for advocacy in human trafficking and supply chain security and her efforts to improve diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.

Notably, Joyce's pro bono initiatives, including WE-Lab and an immigration clinic, showcase her dedication to empowering women entrepreneurs and supporting individuals seeking refuge in the United States. Recognized by the Afcfta Policy Network, a trade hub center in Ghana bears her name.

Joyce's impactful presence extends to her engagements as a speaker and writer on various legal topics, contributing to major international conferences. She has coached and judged prestigious competitions globally and is a guest lecturer at esteemed institutions. Armed with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Juris Doctor of Law degree, Joyce is licensed to practice law in the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the U.S. Court of International Trade, the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, and the Arizona Supreme Court.

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