Alfred G. Adams, Jr.: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Alfred G. Adams, Jr.

Alfred G. Adams, Jr.

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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Acquisition & Development
  • Bankruptcy, Restructuring & Creditors' Rights
  • Leasing
  • Real Estate Finance, Capital Markets & Commercial Mortgage Servicing
  • Retail
  • Distressed Real Estate
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT)
Contact InfoTelephone: 404.853.8014
University Duke University, A.B.
Law SchoolDuke University School of Law, J.D., with distinction Administrative Law Editor, Duke Law Journal, Order of the Coif
Admitted1974, Georgia

Professional Activities

Former Chair, Real Property Section, State Bar of Georgia
Former Co-chair, Committee on Legal Opinions in Real Estate Transactions, State Bar of Georgia
Member, Board of Visitors, Duke University School of Law
fellow, American College of Mortgage Attorneys
Member, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
Member, NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association

BornDurham, North Carolina, June 26, 1948

Working on projects across the country and especially in southern states, Al Adams represents foreign and U.S. investors, lenders, developers and entrepreneurs in connection with virtually every type of commercial real estate project, including multifamily, multiuse, retail, office and hotel properties.

Al works extensively in the acquisition and development area and on mortgage and joint venture financing of retail and other commercial projects. With more than 35 years in real estate law, he has developed considerable hands-on experience in real estate workouts, foreclosures and bankruptcy reorganizations.

An adjunct professor at Duke University School of Law, Al taught a course in Real Estate Finance for several years. He frequently speaks at continuing legal education seminars on topics such as retail development and leasing, real estate workouts and creditors' rights, commercial real estate sales and acquisitions, partnerships and joint ventures.

Selected Experience

Sutherland represents a pension fund adviser in numerous transactions.
Sutherland represents Worthing Southeast in multifamily projects.
Sutherland represents Ronus Properties in retail, office and multiuse projects in Georgia, North Carolina, Connecticut, Tennessee and Texas.

Awards and Rankings

Recognized by Chambers USA: Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the area of real estate (2003-2015)

Recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the area of real estate (2008-2011)

Recommended by PLC Which Lawyer? in the area of real estate (2008-2012)


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Office Information

Alfred G. Adams, Jr.

999 Peachtree Street, N.E.
AtlantaGA 30309-3996


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