People: Paul P. Mattingly, Partner

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Paul P. Mattingly

Partner

Atlanta
Direct: (404) 885-6723
Fax: (404) 892-7056
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Mr. Mattingly is the National Chair of the Real Estate Department and a member of Seyfarth Shaw’s Executive Committee and Compensation Committee. 

During Mr. Mattingly’s tenure as Chair, the Real Estate Department has grown to be one of the five largest commercial real estate practice departments in the United States.  In 2012 alone, the Real Estate Department represented clients in transactions worth more than $15 billion.  Among other achievements, the Seyfarth Real Estate Department was involved in five of the ten largest industrial portfolio transactions of 2012. 

Mr. Mattingly’s practice involves leading teams that serve institutional real estate clients in transactions across the United States, including a real estate finance team that has closed loans having a value in excess of $6 billion in the last three years, and a leasing and development team that represents one of the world’s largest retailers on a national basis.

Mr. Mattingly has been active in the Department’s implementation of SeyfarthLean® and has been active in working with clients to develop alternative fee arrangements that work for the client and our Firm.

Mr. Mattingly is the National Chair of the Real Estate Department and a member of Seyfarth Shaw’s Executive Committee and Compensation Committee. 

During Mr. Mattingly’s tenure as Chair, the Real Estate Department has grown to be one of the five largest commercial real estate practice departments in the United States.  In 2012 alone, the Real Estate Department represented clients in transactions worth more than $15 billion.  Among other achievements, the Seyfarth Real Estate Department was involved in five of the ten largest industrial portfolio transactions of 2012. 

Mr. Mattingly’s practice involves leading teams that serve institutional real estate clients in transactions across the United States, including a real estate finance team that has closed loans having a value in excess of $6 billion in the last three years, and a leasing and development team that represents one of the world’s largest retailers on a national basis.

Mr. Mattingly has been active in the Department’s implementation of SeyfarthLean® and has been active in working with clients to develop alternative fee arrangements that work for the client and our Firm.

Education

  • J.D., University of Kentucky College of Law (1990)
    with high distinction
    Phi Beta Kappa
    Editor for Journal
  • B.A., University of Kentucky (1987)
    with high distinction

Admissions

  • Georgia

Affiliations

  • Board Member of the YMCA of Metro Atlanta

Representative Engagements

  • Represented foreign investor group in acquisition of U.S. multi-family portfolio.
  • Represented lenders and borrowers in numerous finance transactions secured by U.S. real estate owned by foreign nationals.
  • Experience with transactions involving Islamic finance compliant structures.

Accolades

  • Mr. Mattingly is recognized by Best Lawyers for his practice in real estate law. 
  • Seyfarth Shaw’s Real Estate Department ranked nationally and was recognized as a leader for the fourth consecutive year by The Legal 500 in 2012. The 53-partner department, chaired by Mr. Mattingly, was praised as being “extremely responsive, very reliable and exceedingly knowledgeable.”
  • For two consecutive years, U.S. News & World Report recognized Seyfarth Shaw’s Real Estate Department as a national leader in Real Estate in 2012.
  • Best Lawyers in America - Real Estate (2015)