Skip to Content
Michael Henson

Michael T. Henson

Phone: 404.495.3640
Fax: 404.365.9532
Join my LinkedIn network

Michael Henson is a Partner in the Real Estate, Investment Funds, Real Estate Capital Markets, and Tax practices. Michael works primarily in the areas of real estate equity finance and corporate transactions, including joint ventures, private equity investments, fund formation, securities, and mergers and acquisitions.

Michael regularly advises developers, sponsors, and investors in connection with equity investments in commercial real estate transactions, including structuring, negotiating and drafting partnership agreements, limited liability company operating agreements, and other joint venture-related agreements documenting equity investments in all asset classes including self-storage facilities, mixed-use developments, multi-family, hotel, industrial and office properties. Michael’s practice also focuses on the formation and capitalization of single asset and programmatic joint venture platforms and investment funds.

Representative Experience

  • Representation of hotel developer in connection with its programmatic $600 million equity joint venture for the acquisition and development of hotel properties throughout the United States.
  • Representation of sponsor in connection with numerous single asset funds for the acquisition and construction of self-storage facilities in the southeastern and northeastern United States.
  • Representation of operators and investors in the formation of investment and development joint ventures, including acquisition, development, financing and disposition transactions.
  • Representation of multi-family owner/operator with the acquisition, equity financing, joint venture, loan financing and refinancing of more than 5,000 units of multi-family properties located throughout the southeastern and midwestern United States.
  • Representation of developers of office and industrial properties located throughout the southeastern United States.
  • Representation of real estate developer/operator as sponsor of a private equity fund formed to invest in office, retail, and industrial properties located primarily in the southeastern United States.
  • Representation of investors in commercial real estate transactions involving complex like-kind exchanges.
  • Representation of hotel developer/operator in the acquisition and development of numerous hotel properties located in southeastern United States.


  • Selected, The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, Real Estate Law, 2021
  • Selected, The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, Tax Law, 2021

MMMPact in the Community

  • Georgia Pro-Bono All-Star, 2016