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Tim Goodwin specializes in real estate transactions and structuring investments. As a partner in our Real Estate practice, Tim represents institutional investors, funds and operators in a range of matters throughout the U.S.

On behalf of financial institutions and owners, Tim handles the structuring and formation of investment funds; strategic and asset-specific ventures; financing; acquisitions and sales; recapitalizations; development; construction; and leasing.

He is experienced in dealing with real estate investment trusts, or REITs, and tax-exempt pension fund investors that often require complex tax and ERISA structuring.

Tim has received recognition as one of Georgia’s leading real estate lawyers from Chambers USA, Legal 500 U.S. and Atlanta Magazine.

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Credentials

J.D., Emory University, with distinction

B.A., Boston College, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Connecticut

Georgia

New York

American Bar Association

Atlanta Bar Association

Member (appointed successive terms), Advisory Board of the Dean, including its Executive Committee, Emory Law School

New York State Bar Association

State Bar of Georgia (Real Property Law Section)

Band 2 Real Estate Lawyer, Atlanta, Ga.


Chambers USA

"Articulate, measured and responsive—everything you would want in a lawyer."


Client quote

"He solves problems and speaks in sentences I can understand."


Client quote

“Very sophisticated [and] in tune with the market.”


Client quote

Leading Real Estate Lawyer


Legal 500 and Atlanta Magazine

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Recognition

Band 2 Real Estate Lawyer, Atlanta, Ga.


Chambers USA

"Articulate, measured and responsive—everything you would want in a lawyer."


Client quote

"He solves problems and speaks in sentences I can understand."


Client quote

“Very sophisticated [and] in tune with the market.”


Client quote

Leading Real Estate Lawyer


Legal 500 and Atlanta Magazine

Matters

Acted as outside fund general counsel for Morgan Stanley's Prime Property Fund, a market-leading open-end fund with over $30 billion in real estate assets. Transactions include dozens of investments, ventures and financings in office, retail, hotel, industrial and apartment projects located in all U.S. regions.

Acted as special real estate counsel for Cousins Properties, Inc. in its merger with Parkway Properties, Inc.

Represented Cousins Properties, Inc. in its development of Atlanta headquarters office towers for NCR and Norfolk Southern.

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Acted as outside fund general counsel for Morgan Stanley's Prime Property Fund, a market-leading open-end fund with over $30 billion in real estate assets. Transactions include dozens of investments, ventures and financings in office, retail, hotel, industrial and apartment projects located in all U.S. regions.

Acted as special real estate counsel for Cousins Properties, Inc. in its merger with Parkway Properties, Inc.

Represented Cousins Properties, Inc. in its development of Atlanta headquarters office towers for NCR and Norfolk Southern.

Represented Columbia Property Trust in over $1 billion of office transactions in Atlanta, Houston, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.

Represented AMLI Residential in multifamily transactions in Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Seattle and South Florida.

Represented KanAm Grund in office transactions in Minneapolis, Phoenix, South Florida and Washington, D.C.

Represented the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games in its $1.7 billion effort to prepare for and conduct the 1996 Summer Olympics, including venue procurement, leasing and development for Centennial Olympic Park, the Olympic Village at Georgia Tech and several sporting venues.

Matters

Acted as outside fund general counsel for Morgan Stanley's Prime Property Fund, a market-leading open-end fund with over $30 billion in real estate assets. Transactions include dozens of investments, ventures and financings in office, retail, hotel, industrial and apartment projects located in all U.S. regions.

Acted as special real estate counsel for Cousins Properties, Inc. in its merger with Parkway Properties, Inc.

Represented Cousins Properties, Inc. in its development of Atlanta headquarters office towers for NCR and Norfolk Southern.

See more
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Matters

Acted as outside fund general counsel for Morgan Stanley's Prime Property Fund, a market-leading open-end fund with over $30 billion in real estate assets. Transactions include dozens of investments, ventures and financings in office, retail, hotel, industrial and apartment projects located in all U.S. regions.

Acted as special real estate counsel for Cousins Properties, Inc. in its merger with Parkway Properties, Inc.

Represented Cousins Properties, Inc. in its development of Atlanta headquarters office towers for NCR and Norfolk Southern.

Represented Columbia Property Trust in over $1 billion of office transactions in Atlanta, Houston, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.

Represented AMLI Residential in multifamily transactions in Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Seattle and South Florida.

Represented KanAm Grund in office transactions in Minneapolis, Phoenix, South Florida and Washington, D.C.

Represented the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games in its $1.7 billion effort to prepare for and conduct the 1996 Summer Olympics, including venue procurement, leasing and development for Centennial Olympic Park, the Olympic Village at Georgia Tech and several sporting venues.

Credentials

J.D., Emory University, with distinction

B.A., Boston College, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

Connecticut

Georgia

New York

American Bar Association

Atlanta Bar Association

Member (appointed successive terms), Advisory Board of the Dean, including its Executive Committee, Emory Law School

New York State Bar Association

State Bar of Georgia (Real Property Law Section)

Band 2 Real Estate Lawyer, Atlanta, Ga.


Chambers USA

"Articulate, measured and responsive—everything you would want in a lawyer."


Client quote

"He solves problems and speaks in sentences I can understand."


Client quote

“Very sophisticated [and] in tune with the market.”


Client quote

Leading Real Estate Lawyer


Legal 500 and Atlanta Magazine

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Close

Recognition

Band 2 Real Estate Lawyer, Atlanta, Ga.


Chambers USA

"Articulate, measured and responsive—everything you would want in a lawyer."


Client quote

"He solves problems and speaks in sentences I can understand."


Client quote

“Very sophisticated [and] in tune with the market.”


Client quote

Leading Real Estate Lawyer


Legal 500 and Atlanta Magazine