Taylor English provides a full-service team to address all aspects of the law relating to real estate, including title issues.
Annette Kerlin McBrayer has more than 30 years of experience in handling complex title and real estate litigation matters, including title claims and coverage analysis on behalf of national and regional title insurance companies and their insureds under American Land Title Association lender and owner policies; creditor’s rights as it relates to real estate matters; eminent domain; loan enforcement secured by real estate, including confirmation of foreclosure sales; construction litigation as it relates to liens; and commercial landlord/tenant law. Ms. McBrayer has significant experience in addressing title issues related to boundary disputes; missing heirs; missing deeds; errors in legal descriptions; quiet title actions; and suits for reformation.
Ms. McBrayer acts as a court appointed special master in Fulton County Superior Court for quiet title actions and other title litigation and is a private mediator for disputes involving title matters, construction, landlord/tenant, and commercial litigation.
Prior to Taylor English, Ms. McBrayer was of counsel in the Atlanta office of a law firm specializing in real estate, civil litigation defense and business law, and prior to that at a national law firm, where the majority of her practice consisted of representing national and regional title insurance companies and/or their insureds in title clearance, defending the title insurance company and in recovery. She also assisted with the firm’s REO and develop clients on title issues and resolution.
Ms. McBrayer has more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of real estate-related litigation.
State Bar of Georgia, Eminent Domain and Real Property Law Sections
Atlanta Bar Association, Real Estate Law Section; former Construction, Board of Directors, 2001-2005
Southeastern Land Title Association Inc. (SLTA, formerly DLTA), Atlanta Luncheon Program Coordinator, 2004-2018
Georgia Real Estate Fraud Prevention and Awareness Coalition (GREFPAC), Board of Directors, 2011-2018
Lawyers’ Club of Atlanta, 1992 - present
Mediator certification, 2006
Deer Run HOA Board, 2020
Vision Cashiers Pathways & Preservation Taskforce, 2020
Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church, Board of Trustees, 1998-2003; Music Committee, 2006-2018, Music Committee Chair, 2008-2010
Georgia Chapter of the National Hemophilia Association and Hemophilia of Georgia Inc., Board of Directors, 1991-1997; Chairman of the Fundraising and Development Committee, 1991-2001
High Museum of Art, Member
Atlanta Botanical Garden, Member
The Chattanooga Aquarium, Charter Member
- March 23, 2017
Emory University School of Law, JD/MBA, 1983
North Carolina State University, BA, Accounting and Business Management, 1978
Courts & Adjudicative Bodies
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
Pro hac vice in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Florida
Pro hac vice in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama
U.S. Supreme Court
2017 Outstanding Support Award, Georgia Real Estate Fraud Prevention and Awareness Coalition (GREFPAC)
2013 Top Lawyer of Georgia
2005 Outstanding Service Award, Atlanta Bar Association, Construction Law Section
1997 Outstanding Service Award, Hemophilia of Georgia
1994 Outstanding Chapter Leadership Award, The National Hemophilia Foundation