Dentons

Real Estate Department

Georgia
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What the team is known for

Particularly noted for its representation of lenders and borrowers in sophisticated real estate financings. Works alongside government agencies, investors and retailers, handling issues relating to planning, zoning, environmental concerns and restructurings. Able to draw upon its extensive office network and the wealth of global resources at its disposal to provide a comprehensive service. Sector expertise covers student housing, energy and healthcare.

Strengths

Clients report: "The team is incredibly responsive."

Sources say: "They are all smart, hard-working and have the right attitude regarding our objective, which is to protect ourselves but also work to find a solution and make a deal."

Work highlights

Represented Landmark Properties and its affiliates in connection to the $175 million recapitalization of The Mark Athens, a mixed-use project in Athens, Georgia.

Notable practitioners

Sharon Gay has a respected land use and zoning practice, advising on issues such as permitting approvals. She works with both public sector and private sector clients.

Suneet Sidhu is highlighted by sources for his "great ability to identify, isolate and solve key issues." Sidhu assists clients with a range of real estate transactions, including financings and acquisitions.

William Stevens represents clients in matters such as real estate financing and joint ventures. Sources describe him as "bright, practical, collaborative and focused on getting deals done."