Victor P. Haley: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Victor P. Haley


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Practice Areas

  • Timber & Forest Products
  • Hospitality
  • Agribusiness
  • Natural Resources
  • Leasing
  • Office & Industrial
  • Acquisition & Development
  • Distressed Real Estate
  • Real Estate
  • Insurance
Contact InfoTelephone: 404.853.8302
University Harvard College, B.A., with honors
Law SchoolUniversity of Virginia School of Law, J.D. Notes Editor, Virginia Law Review
Admitted1984, Georgia

Professional Activities
Member, Environmental Law Committee and the Pension Plan Investments Committee of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Section, and the Section of Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law, American Bar Association
Pro bono volunteer, Georgia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Member, Atlanta Bar Association
Member, Lawyers Club of Atlanta
Member, Urban Land Institute
Board Member, World Forestry Center

BornAtlanta, Georgia, April 30, 1958

Victor Haley is the leader of both the firm wide Real Estate Practice Group as well as the Timber and Forest Products Group. He represents clients across the full range of timberland transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, timberland financings, joint ventures and timber supply agreements. He was lead counsel representing the buyers in the largest private land transaction ever, the acquisition of approximately five million acres of timberland from International Paper by a consortium of buyers. Recognized as a leading authority in timberlands, Victor regularly handles transactions throughout the United States, the Americas, and around the globe, most recently in Brazil, Belize, Costa Rica, China and Fiji.

With over 30 years of experience, Victor helps hotel and resort developers successfully navigate the ever-changing hospitality landscape, assisting clients in all aspects of hotel acquisition, development and finance, including purchase and sale agreements, management contracts, leases for both landlords and tenants, acquisitions and franchising agreements. He has a particular focus on Caribbean projects, recently handling projects in the Bahamas, Curacao, Antigua and Costa Rica.

Selected Experience

Sutherland advises mixed-use resort developer.

Sutherland advises on the sale of 90, 000 acres of timberland in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

German fund turns to Sutherland for representation in acquisition of 35, 000 acres of timberland.

Awards and Rankings

Recognized by Chambers USA : Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the area of real estate law (2008-2015)

Recognized by The Legal 500 United States in the area of real estate (2009-2010, 2012, 2015)

Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of real estate law and timber law (2005-2016)


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Victor P. Haley

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


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