Pursley Named Lawyer of the Year for Eminent Domain and Condemnation by Best Lawyers in America®

Charles Pursley has been selected by his attorney peers for inclusion in the 23rd edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2017) and named Lawyer of the Year (2017) for Atlanta within the practice of eminent domain and condemnation. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and state is honored by Best Lawyers® with a Lawyer of the Year award. Congratulations...

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We’re Hiring: Urban Planner & Paralegal

Pursley Friese Torgrimson is looking for exceptional talent to join our commercial real estate legal team in Midtown Atlanta, including:   Urban Planner (Full time) Our zoning and land use legal team is expanding to include Urban Planner. The team’s ideal candidate is detail oriented, organized and motivated to serve our developers and property owner clients. This role brings the opportunity to work on projects shaping the Atlanta region and...

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Dillard Among Speakers for ULI’s “Referendums & Real Estate” on Aug. 18 in Atlanta

Doug Dillard will be a panel speaker on August 18 to discuss “Referendums & Real Estate,” an event sponsored by Atlanta’s Urban Land Institute. At the polls this November we’ll decide the presidential election and vote on Fulton County TSPLOST, City of Atlanta TSPLOST and a ½-cent sales tax for transit expansion in the City of Atlanta. ULI’s Referendums & Real Estate discussion on Aug. 18 will explore each ballot initiative, how they...

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CLE Webinar 8/4: Norstadt Co-Presents “Allocating Operating Expenses in Commercial Real Estate Leases”

On Thurs., August 4 (1p-2:30pET), Attorney Christine Norstadt will copresent the webinar “Allocating Operating Expenses in Commercial Real Estate Leases,” sponsored by Strafford. The CLE webinar will include discussion about net and gross real estate lease structures and the allocation of operating expenses for each lease structure. The webinar will include the topic of negotiation from the perspectives of both landlords and tenants with...

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MARTA Honors Pursley for 42 Years of Legal Service

The Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority issued a resolution earlier this month to thank Charles Pursley Jr. for serving 42 years as its outside legal counsel. Hired in 1974 for his experience in condemnation and eminent domain, Pursley has helped MARTA acquire the land necessary for expanding the footprint of Atlanta’s rail system. In 1984, Pursley became General Counsel, the primary legal advisor to the...

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