Mr. Mark Lee Elliott

Mr. Mark Lee Elliott: Attorney with Troutman Sanders LLP AV stamp icon
  • Partner; Practice Group Leader at Troutman Sanders LLP (582 Attorneys)
  • Bank of America Plaza, 600 Peachtree Street, N.E., Suite 3000, Atlanta, GA 30308
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Mark Elliott is a partner in and the head of the real estate section at Troutman Sanders, where he has practiced for over 30 years. Mark has an expertise in office development, financing and leasing, primarily representing developers and institutional and entrepreneurial owners and landlords. He has a very active office leasing practice, and he typically is involved in the largest lease deals done in Atlanta every year, as listed in the annual lists published by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. His clients include several publically traded real estate companies and active real estate developers, operators and investors. He also has an expertise in hotel and lodging development and finance, where he primarily represents national hotel franchisors and owners.

Mark serves on the board of directors of the Midtown Alliance. He is also the past Chairman of the City of Atlanta's Neighborhood Planning Unit-B and is a graduate of and was later the chairman of "Leadership Buckhead." Mark has served as the Chairman of the Northside Youth Organization, the largest youth sports organization in the State of Georgia.

Mark is a frequent speaker at real estate seminars, continuing legal education functions and symposiums, and he has been awarded the "Top Rated Faculty" award, by Corenet Global Learning. He is also a frequent writer on real estate topics in the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Representative Experience

Represent the owner of a 2,100,000 square foot mature, class A office development, in its project leasing work.

Represent different public and private entities in their acquisition of existing tenanted, "value-add opportunity" office buildings in Georgia.

Represent developer in build to suit and sale leaseback developments around the country.

Represent a national life insurance company in their build-to-suit lease obligations around the country.

Speaking Engagements

Spoke on leasing trends and new developments in lease deals, for both national, institutional clients in private presentations and large real estate trade organizations.

Spoke on challenges of mixed use and condominium developments for the office component of those developments, for trade groups.

Spoke on green building trends and how they will affect leases, for trade groups and state bar association.

Other Distinctions

Selected as a Super Lawyer in Real Estate by Law & Politics and Atlanta Magazine (2005-2013); Selected for inclusion in the May/June 2010 Law & Politics' Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel Edition.

Selected as one of Georgia Trend Magazine's Legal Elite for Real Estate Law (2005-2007).

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America in Real Estate Law (2009-2014).

Work Experience

Partner, Troutman Sanders LLP, 1988-present

Associate, Troutman Sanders LLP, 1980-1987

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Real Estate Commercial Ownership, Leasing & Management
  • Hotels, Resorts & Golf
  • Corporate
  • Real Estate Development & Acquisition

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
804-396-2295  Phone
404.885.3603  Phone
(404) 885-3900  Fax
University Attended:
University of Virginia, B.A., 1977
Law School Attended:
University of Virginia, J.D., 1980
Year of First Admission:
1980, Georgia
Birth Information:
Wurzburg, Germany, 1956

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