Gary D. Beelen

Gary D. Beelen: Attorney with Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP
  • Partner at Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP (112 Attorneys)
  • 303 Peachtree St. NE, Suite 3500, Atlanta, GA 30308
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Gary Beelen focuses his practice on contract disputes and commercial litigation. He provides practical advice in structuring and negotiating agreements to help clients achieve their strategic and risk management goals.

He has extensive experience in franchise, secured financing, and real estate title disputes. Mr. Beelen regularly assists clients in understanding and addressing commercial and legal risks associated with leases, purchase contracts, and financing.

Mr. Beelen has substantial transactional and litigation experience working with residential and commercial real estate professionals, bankers and brokers, as well as builders, developers and property owners associations.

Previously, Mr. Beelen practiced transactional residential real estate law in Georgia for six years. Prior to that, he was engaged in the Atlanta residential real estate market as a mortgage loan consultant, managing offices for a Wells Fargo subsidiary and for Shearson Lehman American Express.

Mr. Beelen serves on the firm's Diversity Committee.

Related News, Publications & Presentations

Overview on Corporations, Limited Liability Companies, and Partnerships: Which Fits Your Business? Presentation at the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast. March 2016.

“Overview of Title Insurance Claims and Litigation.” Gary Beelen. Title Law From Start to Finish. National Business Institute. Dec 2015.

“Protect Yourself At All Times: Wear A Veil.” Gary D. Beelen. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal, Vol. 24, No. 139. January 2012.

“The (Bankruptcy) Trustee Cometh.” Gary D. Beelen. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal, Vol. 23, No. 138. January 2011.

“Odd Are, It's Not Your Closing Attorney.” Gary D. Beelen. Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal, Vol. 21, No. 126. November 2009.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Construction Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Real Estate Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
404-885-6129  Phone
University Attended:
College of William & Mary, B.A., 1984
Law School Attended:
University of Akron School of Law, J.D., 1998
Year of First Admission:
All Ohio State Courts; US District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Georgia; All Georgia State Courts; 1999, Georgia; 1998, Ohio


State Bar of Georgia, Georgia Real Property Section

State Bar of Ohio

American Bar Association

Gwinnett Bar Association

American Association for Justice (The American Trial Lawyers Association)

Atlanta Bar Association

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