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Partner Christian Torgrimson Guest Blogs on Most Expensive Highway Project in Georgia

Posted by on December 30, 2014 in Blog, news | 0 comments

400-and-285-signs1Partner Christian Torgrimson recently participated as a guest blogger on CRESA Atlanta’s real estate blog, lending her input on Georgia DOT’s planned 400/285 overhaul project in the Central Perimeter corridor. The $1 billion design-build project will impact several properties in the area and will require the condemnation of private property rights to accomplish. Read Christian’s blog here.

PFT Selected for Membership in National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms

Posted by on December 12, 2014 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

NamwolfPFT is proud to announce our selection to the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF).  NAMWOLF was founded in 2001 and is a prestigious nonprofit trade association comprised of a select group of preeminent minority and women-owned law firms.  As advocates for diversity and lasting partnerships between public/private entities and women owned law firms, PFT looks forward to working with likeminded firms and businesses through our membership.

PFT Awarded U.S. News – Best Lawyers Tier 1 Ranking in 2015 Edition

Posted by on November 7, 2014 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

best-law-firms-home-pagePursley Friese Torgrimson was selected by U.S. News Best Lawyers as one of the nation’s best law firms.  The firm was awarded a Tier 1 ranking, and was selected using a process of peer-review surveys.  Inclusion in Best Lawyers is reevaluated each edition, so we are particularly proud this is the second year in a row we have been included.

Christian Torgrimson Helps with CREW and Habitat for Humanity Home Build in Southwest Atlanta

Posted by on October 29, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments


ManagiCFT Habitat for Humanity - 09.20.2014ng Partner Christian Torgrimson was proud to be a part of the all Women Build Team with CREW and Atlanta’s Habitat for Humanity on Saturday September 20th. The Team worked hard to build the foundation and walls of a new home in Southwest Atlanta. Congratulations to the new homeowner!

Managing Partner Stephanie Friese Recognized at Bisnow’s Power Women in Commercial Real Estate Event

Posted by on October 23, 2014 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

S.Friese-C.Smith-KW-Chrissy (2)On October 14th, Bisnow recognized Atlanta’s 40 most powerful women in commercial real estate at an awards ceremony held at the City Club of Buckhead.  The PFT team was happy to celebrate with Managing Partner Stephanie Friese as she was honored at this event.  Find out more about why Bisnow selected Stephanie here.

Christian Torgrimson to Host Roundtable at International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Law Conference

Posted by on October 17, 2014 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

Christian-2Partner Christian Torgrimson will host a roundtable discussion at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Law Conference in Orlando on October 25th.  The topic is Preparing for Eminent Domain. The Law Conference is an annual conference hosted by ICSC for retail real estate professionals from around the U.S.  See more information about the Law Conference here.

Monica Owens Presents at Gate City Bar

Posted by on October 15, 2014 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

monica-297x300Georgia’s Safe Carry Protection Act, which became effective July 1, 2014 was a controversial measure expanding where individuals may be authorized to carry guns.  Associate Monica Owens presented on how the statutes impact premises liability of commercial property owners at the Gate City Bar Association Fall CLE in San Juan, Puerto Rico on September 25, 2014.  Read Monica’s interpretation of the new law here.

Friese Family Real Estate – Stephanie and James Friese featured in Bisnow

Posted by on October 13, 2014 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

Friese Family Real EstateWorking with family members is notoriously tricky, frequently leading to arguments and hurt feelings.  Stephanie and James Friese prove the exception to the rule.  Bisnow recently featured their 23 year, and counting, working relationship.  To find out more about the results of just how well father and daughter work together, check out the full feature here.

Stephanie Friese chosen for Bisnow’s 40 Power Women in Atlanta

Posted by on October 10, 2014 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

Bisnow Atlantas Power WomenBisnow recently named the most dynamic women in commercial real estate with their 40 Power Women in Atlanta Award – a list that includes Managing Partner Stephanie Friese. This award is given to a very select few women in commercial real estate who have made the biggest impact and have the most influence in the industry.  We’re excited Bisnow has chosen Stephanie for 2014!

Pursley Friese Torgrimson Selected as Finalist for Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2014 Best Places to Work Awards

Posted by on October 8, 2014 in Blog, Featured, news | 0 comments

PFT LOBBY 2 FinalPursley Friese Torgrimson has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Atlanta.  Each year, the Atlanta Business Chronicle surveys the metro area’s employers to select 100 organizations where employee satisfaction and office culture are prioritized.  This year, more than 300 companies participated and 18,000 employees completed surveys. When the results were in, the ABC recognized that PFT’s emphasis on work life balance and employee empowerment make the firm one of the best places to work in Atlanta.