Gregory Schultz, Real Estate, Lending, Construction Attorney

Gregory G. Schultz

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Gregory Schultz represents developers, borrowers and lenders in the acquisition, development, financing and leasing of commercial real estate. Mr. Schultz serves as chair of the Real Estate and Insurance Coverage Departments at Taylor English.

He has represented clients in numerous transactions involving multifamily, office, retail and industrial real estate development transactions. Many of these transactions involve tax planning, such as tax-free exchanges under 26 U.S.C. 1031 and opportunity zone acquisition and development transactions pursuant to 26 U.S.C. Subchapter Z. Mr. Schultz also has represented numerous tenants and landlords in lease negotiations. His practice also includes representing lenders and borrowers in real estate and asset-based lending transactions. He has more than 25 years of commercial real estate experience and practiced as a certified public accountant before attending law school.

Mr. Schultz also has extensive experience in construction and real estate litigation, including title disputes, mechanic’s liens, construction defects and insurance coverage. In particular, he has represented insurers and policyholders in connection with insurance coverage disputes and contribution actions for defense and indemnity involving significant claims throughout the country. In addition, he represents lenders, borrowers, title insurance companies and lienholders in real estate litigation matters, such as quiet title litigation, reformation, lien priority disputes and similar matters. His litigation experience includes e-discovery matters including in complex litigation.

Prior to joining Taylor English, Mr. Schultz was a partner at an Atlanta-based, full service law firm, where he practiced law from 1998-2005 and prior to attending law school, Mr. Schultz practiced as a certified public accountant for six years, first with Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he performed audit and tax services for real estate clients, and later as a project controller for Carter & Associates LLC, an Atlanta-based real estate developer.


State Bar of Georgia, Real Property and Bankruptcy Sections

American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, Past Vice Chair

Community Involvement

Active at Buckhead Community Church, 2004-present

Active in Boy Scouts of America, Troop 298, 2000-2015

Practice Highlights



Speaking Engagements




The University of Georgia, JD, cum laude, 1992

The University of Georgia, BBA, accounting, cum laude, 1983

Bar Admissions


Courts & Adjudicative Bodies

Georgia Superior Courts

Georgia State Courts

Court of Appeals of Georgia

Supreme Court of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia


Chambers USA: Leading Business Lawyers – Real Estate, 2014-2017

Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, 2001-present

"2013 Top Lawyer" in Construction, ALM and Martindale-Hubbell

Georgia Trend's Legal Elite, Construction Law, 2019

Georgia Trend's Legal Elite, Real Estate Law, 2012, 2018-2019