Recent Representation

Commercial Real Estate

Retail

  • acquisition, development and sales of:

    • shopping centers, including multiple Publix, Kroger, Food Lion and Winn Dixie anchored centers

    • Walgreens, CVS and RiteAid projects

    • unanchored strip centers and shadow anchor centers

 

Multi-Family

  • acquisition and development of $50MM apartment complex in Atlanta 

 

Office 

  • acquisition, development and sales of medical office buildings in Southeast, Texas, Arizona and Iowa

 

Single-Family

  • acquisition, development and sales of 20+ distressed real estate subdivision properties

 

Bankruptcy/Workouts

Debtor representation

  • reduced developer's $150MM loan portfolio to $10MM

  • obtained Chapter 11 plan confirmation over objection for 25 employee operating company

  • represented major Southeastern apartment conglomerate in Chapter 11 liquidation

 

Creditor representation

  • obtained multiple favorable settlements in fraudulent transer litigation in state and federal courts

  • represented unsecured creditors in preference actions in Georgia and Delaware

 

Litigation

Creditor/Debtor Litigation

  • Obtained "no liability" judgment in favor of borrowers and guarantors in collection liigation related to 60 loan portfolio

  • Successfully defended and prosecuted motions for receivership

  • Successful representation of borrowers and guarantors in confirmation actions

 

Jury Trials

  • Verdict named "Top 10" jury verdict of 2010 in the field of contracts

 

Specific Performance

  • ​Obtained dismissal of specific performance claim and injunction against future lawsuits by real estate purchaser

 

Inverse Condemnation / Eminent Domain

  • Represented several landowners in stream buffer "taking" cases

MBL

400 Northridge Road

Suite 1225

Atlanta, GA 30350

 

Phone: 404.467.5894

 

Fax: 678.218.0396