Morris Manning & Martin, LLP

Homer Lee Walker

Homer Lee Walker

Partner
Phone: 404.504.7631
Fax: 404.365.9532
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Homer “Lee” Walker is a partner in the firm’s Real Estate Development & Finance, Real Estate Capital Markets, Sustainability and Funds & Alternative Investments practices where he focuses on the development and operational aspects of office, industrial, hotel, retail and multi-family assets, including complex mixed-use projects involving multiple combined asset classes. Mr. Walker’s practice also focuses on the formation and capitalization of joint venture platforms and investment funds.  His clients include leading national REITs, investment funds and development companies, among them Atlanta-based Regent Partners, the developer of Buckhead’s award winning 50-story Sovereign Building.

Mr. Walker is featured as one of the leading Georgia lawyers for real estate in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2005 - 2015) and is listed for excellence in commercial real estate in The Best Lawyers in America (2006 - 2016)andSuper Lawyers (2007 - 2015).  He is a frequent speaker on developer-oriented topics at legal and real estate industry events, including the legal issues surrounding Leed (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification.

Representative Experience

  • Represented the owner of Tower Place, a mixed-use project located in Atlanta, Georgia for over 20 years, during which Mr. Walker handled all acquisition, joint venture, finance, development and disposition aspects related to over 2.85 million square feet of integrated office, residential, hotel, retail and related improvements.
  • Represents sponsors and investors in the formation of investment and development joint ventures, for which he handles acquisition, development, financing and disposition transactions.
  • Represents a publicly traded REIT in joint venture and development aspects of its multi-family and hotel development projects.

Accolades

  • Member, State Bar of Georgia (Real Estate Section)
  • Member, International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Member, Urban Land Use Institute (ULI)
  • Member, The Real Estate Group of Atlanta
  • Selected, The Best Lawyers in America for Real Estate Law, 2006 - 2016, 2018, 2019
  • Selected, Georgia Super Lawyer as noted by Atlanta magazine, 2006, 2008 – 2014
  • Listed, Legal 500, Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and Real Estate, 2011
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business - Real Estate, 2005 - 2014

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