Atlanta (March 2018) – Respected commercial real estate attorney Mark A. Block has joined the Atlanta office of Morris, Manning & Martin as a partner. Block will practice in the in the Real Estate Development & Finance and Real Estate Capital Markets groups. He was previously a partner at Seyfarth Shaw.
His national and international client base includes real estate investment trusts (REITs), development companies as well as companies that acquire and manage office and industrial properties. He has represented some clients for decades.
Block originally worked at MMM. He chose to return, in part, because of the firm’s reputation, as well as the tax, environmental and corporate support it will provide his clients.
“It was a good time to make a move,” he said. He always felt an attachment to MMM, and even still has his original business card. “We never broke up; we just took a 30 year vacation,” he jokes.
“We are glad to have Mark back,” said MMM Managing Partner Louise Wells. “His practice fits perfectly within our strong real estate team. Many of our lawyers have worked across the table from him over the years and the mutual respect is evident. Mark is known for his dealmaking skills, particularly in acquisitions and sales, joint venture agreements and refinancings.”
Block is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP.) Honors include being ranked in Chambers & Partners Best Lawyers for Business and The Best Lawyers in America©.
He earned his J.D. degree with honors from the University of North Carolina School of Law. Emory University awarded him his BBA degree summa cum laude.
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