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Managing Partner Christian Torgrimson awarded AV Preeminent Ranking

Posted by on July 17, 2014 in Blog, events, news | 0 comments

av preeminent rankingMartindale Hubbell has recognized Managing Partner Christian Torgrimson’s practice with an AV Preeminent rating – their highest rating available. A combination of ethical standards and legal ability performance determines an AV Preeminent ranking. Christian’s peer reviewers have acknowledged her as AV Preeminent in the areas of Eminent Domain and Real Estate.

Stephanie Friese Presents 2014 CREW Member to Member Business Award

Posted by on July 14, 2014 in Blog, news | 0 comments

SFA CREW Award Presentation - 07.14.2014

Stephanie Friese, recipient of the 2013 Member to Member Business Award, presented the 2014 Award for The Coca-Cola Company IT Center of Excellence at The SunTrust Gardens building.  Individuals pictured from L to R are:  Ann Cone, Prudential, Esther Reifman, LCG-CI; Sabine Apollon-Lopez, LCG-CI; Kimberly Morton, LCG-CI; Stephanie Friese Aron, Pursley Friese Torgrimson; Equata James, Leapley Construction; Lynne O’Brien, The Coca-Cola Company;Meredith Leapley, Leapley Construction; Geneva Evans, idea-span; Monetha Cobb, Franklin Street

Associate Angela Robinson Graduates from ULI Leadership Program

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

Angela Robinson ULI Graduation - 07.08.2014


Associate Angela Robinson successfully completed ULI Atlanta’s Center for Leadership program and graduated with the 2014 class on May 8th. The goal of the program is to develop tomorrow’s leaders who share the ULI mission “to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities”. During the course of the nine-month program, participants had an opportunity to address a critical Atlanta regional issue through a mini Technical Assistance Panel. Working in teams, participants were responsible for providing expertise, guidance, advice, and recommendations to a sponsor organization, providing participants with the opportunity to directly impact their environment.

PFT Negotiates $31.9M in Office, Retail and Industrial Leasing Transactions in the Second Quarter of 2014

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

Read about the judgments, collections and settlements that attorneys of Pursley Friese Torgrimson recently obtained on behalf of business clients related to private property condemned for government use, workouts/recoveries with financial lending institutions, injuries related to leased premises and real estate purchases/transactions. Find more information here.



Christian Torgrimson Tees Off at East Lake to Benefit CREW and the Atlanta Women’s Foundation

Posted by on June 30, 2014 in news | 0 comments

CREW GolfOn May 8th, Managing Partner Christian Torgrimson supported the CREW Foundation and the Atlanta Women’s Foundation by joining the ACE Golf Clinic held at East Lake as part of CREW’s 2nd Annual Golf Tournament.

CREW Golf.Cocktails

PFT Selected by “Best & Brightest Companies to Work For” in 2014

Posted by on May 9, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Altanta Best and Brightest 2014For the second year in a row, Pursley Friese Torgrimson has been recognized as one of Atlanta’s Best & Brightest Companies to work for.  PFT was selected for its  innovative strategies and best practices in human resources.  This year’s list of winners includes a broad range of industries as diverse as real estate, insurance, hospitality, communications and nonprofit.

Kim Aaron Featured on

Posted by on May 7, 2014 in Blog, news | 0 comments recently featured advice from paralegal Kim Aaron.  Kim’s suggestions include realizing the importance of flexibility and leading by example.  Check out all of her suggestions here.

Angela Robinson Participates in ULI Leadership Design and Construction meeting

Posted by on May 5, 2014 in Blog, news | 0 comments

Angie ULI Leadership Class 1As a member of ULI’s leadership class, Angela Robinson recently attended a Design and Construction tour downtown.  The group had the opportunity to tour the NCAA College Football Hall of Fame as well as the Georgia Dome.  The Hall of Fame is still under construction, which explains Angela’s stylish hard hat, safety googles, and vest.

Angie ULI Leadership Class 2

Christian Torgrimson Presents Creating Your Personal Brand: A View From the Partnership

Posted by on May 2, 2014 in Blog, news | 0 comments

state bar of GeorgiaBuilding a professional presence is an important part of a lawyer’s career.  On April 24th, Managing Partner Christian Torgrimson presented her perspective about creating your personal brand.  She explained how your brand should be translatable – from interactions with clients to professional relationships inside the office. The State Bar of Georgia hosted this ICLE event.

Leasing Team Success Highlighted by Bisnow

Posted by on March 24, 2014 in Blog, news | 0 comments

Bisnow to Sell or Not to SellManaging Partner Stephanie Friese was featured in Bisnow’s recent “To Sell or Not to Sell Retail” newsletter. The summary highlighted the firm’s accomplishments this year, and focused on the successes of Stephanie’s leasing team that includes attorneys Lou Papera and Christine Norstadt.