Gregory Schultz, Real Estate, Lending, Construction Attorney

Gregory G. Schultz

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gschultz@taylorenglish.com
770.434.7394
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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.  As a former CPA, Mr. Schultz brings his accounting and financial background to each engagement.

He has represented clients in numerous transactions in multifamily, office, retail, senior living, adaptive-ruse and industrial real estate development transactions. A number of these transactions involve tax planning, such as tax-free exchanges and opportunity zone acquisition and development transactions. Mr. Schultz also has represented numerous tenants and landlords in lease negotiations. His practice also includes representing lenders and borrowers in real estate lending transactions. He has more than 25 years of commercial real estate experience.

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 lien holders in real estate litigation matters, such as quiet title litigation, reformation, lien priority disputes and similar matters.

Prior to joining Taylor English, Mr. Schultz was a partner at an Atlanta- based, full service law firm, and prior to attending law school, Mr. Schultz practiced as a certified public accountant with a big six accounting firm, where he performed audit and tax services for real estate clients, and as a controller for an Atlanta-based real estate developer.

In his free time, Mr. Schultz enjoys golf, fly fishing and snow skiing. Until recently, he was a licensed private pilot (ASEL).

Memberships

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

Atlanta Bar Association, Real Estate Section Board of Directors, 2020

State Bar of Georgia, Real Property and Bankruptcy Sections

Community Involvement

Active at Buckhead Community Church, 2004-present

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

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Education

The University of Georgia, JD, cum laude, 1992

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

Bar Admissions

Georgia

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

Accolades

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