Atlanta City Council appointed Partner Julie Sellers as the newest Urban Design Commission (UDC) member. The UDC is the agency responsible for developing and administering Atlanta’s historic preservation and urban design activities. Julie brings a legal perspective and land use experience when reviewing proposed development within the City’s historic and landmarked areas and buildings. As part of the UDC, Julie will also review proposed parks and development on property owned by the City. Congratulations Julie! Read more about the Urban Design Commission...Read More
Partner Doug Dillard was recently quoted in The Atlanta Business Chronicle in an article featuring the possible Dunwoody Crown Towers project. Dillard, who is teaming up with the developer to rezone the property, stated, “Dunwoody has an opportunity to show the country how to convert traditional, suburban retail and office park into a true, transit-oriented urban node served by transit”. This project consists of 2 separate sites which ultimately will become a large mixed use development that is a vital step in the urbanization of Dunwoody. Click here to read the full article: “Massive project could ‘urbanize’ Perimeter...Read More
The Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (GAWL) recently selected Attorney Elizabeth Story to its exclusive Leadership Academy for 2016. The Leadership Academy is an intensive year-long program designed to help future women leaders cultivate meaningful and practical leadership skills for use within their law practice and community. Congratulations...Read More
Pursley Friese Torgrimson has been selected by Super Lawyers as a Top Law Firm in the 2015 Business Edition, a nationwide survey of law firms. PFT is the only small firm and one of four firms total chosen in Georgia in the category of Construction, Real Estate, & Environmental law. The Super Lawyers’ ranking is determined by a combination of measurements which evaluate the quality of attorneys who have been selected to a 2014 or 2015 Super Lawyers...Read More
Pursley Friese Torgrimson has been selected for the 2016 Edition of U.S. News and Best Lawyers’ List of “Best Law Firms”. PFT was honored with a Tier 1 ranking for Eminent Domain and a Tier 2 ranking for Land Use and Zoning Litigation as a result of client feedback and peer review, reflecting the high regard that clients and lawyers in other firms in the same practice areas have for PFT and our attorneys. Click here to read more about how firms are chosen for this...Read More
Pursley Friese Torgrimson is featured in the Urban Land Institute’s Study on Women Leadership In Real Estate!
PFT’s inclusive culture is front and center in a recent case study conducted by the Urban Land Institute on how women are promoted to leadership roles in the real estate industry. PFT is one of six diverse organizations selected by ULI as a leading example of how to create an environment of growth for women. PFT’s participation assisted ULI in identifying critical steps that organizations can take in order to promote more women to positions of greater seniority and visibility. Read the Case Study here....Read More