“He’s the consummate real estate attorney. He knows his business and is never blindsided. He’s always upbeat, available, and he brings in other team members as appropriate.” - Chambers USA
Marc Douglas Glenn has extensive experience representing clients in all areas of real estate, lending and corporate finance, including in the acquisition, disposition, financing, development, leasing, subleasing, workout and foreclosure of commercial, office, retail, industrial and multifamily real estate. As part of his practice, Mr. Glenn also represents and advises clients in complex bond financing transactions (including bonds-for-title and sale/leaseback transactions), the corporate structuring of entities (including non-profits and supporting organizations), and all aspects of real estate held or utilized for educational purposes.
Mr. Glenn’s clients include Fortune 100 companies, global financial institutions, nationwide apartment developers, national outdoor advertising companies, state educational institutions and cooperative organizations, as well as local retail and industrial developers. Prior to joining Taylor English, Mr. Glenn was a member of Powell Goldstein LLP (now Bryan Cave LLP).
Mr. Glenn serves on the Executive Committee at Taylor English, and is also co-chair of the Real Estate, Lending and Corporate Finance and the Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy practice groups.
Mr. Glenn was appointed by the government of the Republic of Iceland as consul, and he currently serves in this diplomatic post. In this capacity, he serves Icelandic citizens in Georgia and the surrounding states, assisting in various matters related to immigration and local laws. In addition, he represents the government of Iceland at international and business events in Georgia and around the United States.
Mr. Glenn and his wife, Kimberly, live in Sandy Springs with their children, Jonah, Asher and Isabella.
Consul of Iceland (appointed by the government of the Republic of Iceland)
International Council of Shopping Centers
State Bar of Georgia
The Epstein School, Executive Board
Northside Youth Organization, Youth Baseball Coach
Mr. Glenn was appointed by President Bill Clinton to serve as a member of the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance. He served with a number of distinguished members of the academic community, including the chancellor of a large university system. The committee was charged with providing advice directly to Congress and the president on all matters relating to financial assistance to students seeking undergraduate and graduate degrees.
Represented a national real estate developer in the acquisition and disposition of more than $500 million in multi-family properties throughout the United States, including the negotiation and closing of loans to finance each acquisition.
Represented a joint venture of two nationally recognized State universities in the acquisition and development of a unique shared library facility, and in the closing of a large million bond transaction to finance the construction and operation of the facility.
Represented one of the world’s largest investment and insurance companies in dozens of loan transactions totaling more than $1 billion.
Represented a national bank in a complex bond financing transaction and loan to facilitate the development of a new residential tower in midtown Atlanta.
Represented numerous clients in the leasing of retail, industrial and office space, including a national real estate holding and management company, a national technology company, a major hospital, multiple restaurants and a major pharmaceutical company.
Represented numerous national, regional and local financial institutions in hundreds of loans secured by collateral of all types, including real estate, receivables, and personal property.
Represented a nationally-recognized State university in the acquisition, development, financing and operation of technology research park located in downtown Atlanta, including in the negotiation and completion of numerous complex lease agreements with technology and medical research companies.
Represented numerous companies in the application award and implementation of grants from the Economic Development Administration of the United States Department of Commerce.
Represented a nationally recognized university in the closing of a large bond refinancing transaction on a downtown Atlanta tower, including extensive real estate lease restructuring.
Represented numerous national, regional and local banks the origination, negotiation and closing of loans secured by real estate located in Georgia and in providing local counsel opinions.
Represented a primary United States federal agency, as receiver, in the sale of more than 200 commercial, retail and industrial properties.
Represented a primary United States federal agency in the closing and receivership of dozens of Georgia banks, including the reconstruction and analysis of collateral holdings, the foreclosure and disposition of loans, and the sale of owned real estate.
Represented one of the largest outdoor advertising companies in the world in the acquisition of hundreds of fee properties and billboard easements throughout the United States and in the complex financing of billboard and office locations.
Represented a global bank in the workout of more than $1 billion in loans and real estate, including loan modifications, collateral foreclosures, and the sale of owned real estate.
Represented on the of largest apartment owners in the country in the disposition of dozens of affordable housing complexes.
Represented one of the world's leading foodservice retailers in the rebuild and redevelopment of more than 100 properties throughout the United States.
Lead counsel to regional residential and mixed-use developer in connection with development of 300 unit multi-family development in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, in 2006 and 2007.
Represented one of the world's leading foodservice retailers in the rebuild, redevelopment, acquisition and leasing of more than 100 properties throughout the United States.
Represented two regional banks in the workout of more than $800 million in loans and real estate, including loan modifications, collateral foreclosures, and the sale of owned real estate.
Extensive experience includes representation of tenants in the leasing of a 157,000 sq. foot warehouse and industrial space in Utah, a 105,000 sq. foot warehouse space in Ohio, a 103,000 sq. foot office and warehouse space in Tennessee, a 63,000 sq. foot warehouse and manufacturing space in Texas, and a 32,000 sq. foot office and warehouse space in Georgia.
- Introduction to Real Estate and Lending Law, Lawyers for Equal JusticeMay 2018
- August 10, 2017
- Atlanta Real Estate Roundtable, with Marsh & McLennan Cos. and Reznick GroupMarch 2012
- Atlanta Student Housing Summit, BizNowJune 2011
- Distressed Asset Conference, with King & Spalding and Newmark Knight FrankMay 2010
- September 10, 2018
- June 3, 2017
- June 3, 2017
- May 31, 2017
- September 6, 2018
- August 15, 2018
- Nine Attorneys Also Recognized as Leaders in Their FieldsMay 3, 2018
- Ten Attorneys Also Recognized as Leaders in Their FieldsMay 30, 2017
- February 21, 2013
- December 5, 2012
- February 28, 2012
- June 23, 2009
- May 10, 2016
- Real Estate
- Lending and Corporate Finance
- Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy
- Financial Institutions
- Higher Education
- Leisure and Hospitality
- Restaurant, Food and Beverage, and Licensing
University of Virginia School of Law, JD, 1999
- Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Virginia-Journal of Sports & The Law, 1997-1999
The University of Texas at Austin, BA, with honors, Phi Beta Kappa, 1996
Chambers USA: Leading Business Lawyers – Real Estate, 2017
Georgia Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2005-2007, 2009, 2011-2014
Georgia Trend Legal Elite, Real Estate Law, 2012-2013
The Best Lawyers in America®, 2018