Morris Manning & Martin, LLP

Douglas Selph

Douglas D. Selph

Partner
Phone: 404.504.7780
Fax: 404.365.9532
dselph@mmmlaw.com
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Douglas D. Selph is a Partner in the firm’s Commercial Finance, Real Estate Development and Finance and Real Estate Capital Markets Practices.  Mr. Selph has substantial expertise in structuring, documenting, negotiating and closing secured loan transactions for financial institutions, including complex syndicated credit facilities with multi-state collateral.  He is also experienced in representing REIT's and other commercial borrowers in a wide range of secured and unsecured credit facilities, including working capital lines, acquisition loans and mezzanine loans, and has also been actively involved in debt restructurings and workouts for lender and developer clients. 

In addition to his real estate and corporate finance practice, Mr. Selph also handles real estate acquisitions and dispositions, commercial leasing transactions, and general real estate development issues.

Mr. Selph is a frequent speaker at real estate law seminars sponsored by the Georgia Bar on such topics as real estate finance, legal opinions, ethics, and letters of credit and has published articles in the Georgia Law Review and the Georgia Bar Journal

Representative Experience

  • Management of lender consent and debt modification process in connection with $3.2 billion retail REIT merger transactions.
  • Management of lender consent and debt modification in connection with $1.2 billion industrial REIT merger transactions.
  • Management of lender consent and debt modification process in connection with $370 million retail REIT merger transactions.
  • Representation of a medical/office REIT in $365 million syndicated senior unsecured revolving credit and term loan facilities.
  • Representation of a medical/office REIT in $265 million syndicated senior unsecured revolving credit and term loan facilities.
  • Representation of an equity sponsor in $204 million senior secured corporate financings for sponsor acquisitions.
  • Management of lender consent and debt modification process in connection with $167 million healthcare REIT merger transactions.
  • Representation of a regional bank in $75 million syndicated secured construction loan for upscale mixed use/multifamily project in Quincy, MS
  • Representation of an equity sponsor in $47 million subordinated secured corporate financings for sponsor acquisitions.
  • Representation of an insurance holding company in $17.9 million senior secured revolving credit facility. 

Honors and Affiliations

  • Selected, Georgia Super Lawyer as published in Atlanta magazine, 2010-2013
  • Fellow and Member Development Committee, Capital Markets Committee, American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL)
  • Board of Advisors, Georgia Tech School of Economics, 2014-2015
  • Member, Omicron Delta Epsilon International Economics Honor Society - Georgia Tech School of Economics
  • Past Chair, Executive Committee, Real Property Law Section, State Bar of Georgia, 2004-2005
  • Committee on Legal Opinions to Third Parties in Real Estate Transactions, Real Property Law Section, State Bar of Georgia
  • Committee to Promote Inclusion in the Profession, State Bar of Georgia
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI) Atlanta Center for Leadership - Class of 2011
  • Fellow, Lawyers Foundation of Georgia
  • Board of Directors, Stonewall Bar Association of Georgia, Inc., 2012-2017; President, 2015-2016
  • Selected, Atlanta Business Chronicle's 2016 Law & Accounting Who's Who