Morris Manning & Martin, LLP

Carl Westmoreland, Jr.

Carl E. Westmoreland, Jr.

Phone: 404.504.7799
Fax: 404.365.9532
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Carl Westmoreland is a Partner in the Real Estate Practice. He focuses his law practice on zoning and land use issues. Since the mid 1980's, his emphasis has been on local government work, primarily representing real estate developers in land use and rezoning matters.

Mr. Westmoreland has been instrumental in the development of several notable Atlanta projects, including Ravinia, Concourse, Northpark Town Center and The Mall of Georgia. Land use cases in the City of Atlanta have included the Atlantic Steel site redevelopment, additions to the Turner Broadcasting Complex, the Terminus development for Cousins Properties, redevelopment of the Buckhead Village area, and numerous multifamily developments.

Mr. Westmoreland is actively involved in local politics and civic organizations. He served on a committee created by the Urban Land Institute to address affordable housing issues and on the Peachtree Corridor Task Force to propose redevelopment and transit options for Peachtree Street in Atlanta. In addition, he has been a guest lecturer on land use matters at Emory University and Georgia State Law Schools, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the Institute for Continuing Legal Education.


  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business - listed as a top lawyer in Real Estate, 2007-2018
  • Recommended, The Legal 500 - selected as a leading lawyer in Real Estate, 2013
  • The Best Lawyers in America - selected as a leading lawyer for Land Use and Zoning Law, 2007 - 2016, 2018, 2019
  • Selected as a Georgia Super Lawyer by Atlanta Magazine, 2013 and 2014
  • Atlanta Bar Association (Member, Real Property Section)
  • State Bar of Georgia (Member, Local Government and Real Property Sections)
  • Urban Land Institute
  • Capital City Club (President)
  • Tophat Soccer Club (Board of Directors)
  • Big Head Society for Children’s Healthcare (Co-chairman)

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