People: Mark A. Block, Partner

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Mark A. Block

Partner

Atlanta
Direct: (404) 885-6718
Fax: (404) 892-7056
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Mr. Block is a partner in the Real Estate Group.  His practice specializes in commercial real estate development and finance.  Mr. Block represents developers and equity investors in the construction, leasing, and acquisition of office buildings, local and regional shopping centers, apartment complexes, and other commercial facilities, including the formation of limited liability companies and other ownership entities and the completion of like-kind exchange transactions.  He also represents financial institutions and life insurance companies in connection with all phases of construction loans, permanent financing, and revolving credit facilities, as well as loan workouts and foreclosures.

Mr. Block is a partner in the Real Estate Group.  His practice specializes in commercial real estate development and finance.  Mr. Block represents developers and equity investors in the construction, leasing, and acquisition of office buildings, local and regional shopping centers, apartment complexes, and other commercial facilities, including the formation of limited liability companies and other ownership entities and the completion of like-kind exchange transactions.  He also represents financial institutions and life insurance companies in connection with all phases of construction loans, permanent financing, and revolving credit facilities, as well as loan workouts and foreclosures.

Education

  • J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law (1983)
    with honors
    Notes and Comments Editor for North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation
  • B.B.A, Emory University (1980)
    summa cum laude

Admissions

  • Georgia

Affiliations

  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Real Estate Group of Atlanta
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties
  • American Bar Association, Real Property Section
  • Georgia Bar Association

Accolades

  • Recognized as a leading lawyer for Real Estate in Georgia in the 2009 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America - Real Estate (2015)