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Real Estate Transactions & Litigation

Real estate law has been part of Smith, Gilliam, Williams & Miles (SGWM) from the beginning. Our attorneys are tuned into North Georgia’s real estate market and the complex laws that affect residential and commercial real estate transactions.

How We Can Help You

As our area has grown in recent decades, many developers, investors, and homeowners have experienced the need for a proven real estate attorney. Many of them have also learned the importance of working with a law firm that can offer a full line of legal services. Having a relationship with a firm that provides this breadth of expertise can help you anticipate and respond to all the issues that could arise throughout your lifetime.

SGWM has extensive experience in working with businesses and individuals in all aspects of real estate law. Two of our most prominent areas of expertise are zoning and eminent domain. From representing landowners and developers to acquiring just and adequate compensation and appraisals, our firm strives to get a deal done that satisfies all parties involved while protecting our client’s interest.

Our Attorneys

Steven P. Gilliam

Steven P. Gilliam is a respected trial attorney who represents commercial clients in complex litigation, corporate, zoning and eminent domain, banking, and transactional law.

M. Tyler Smith

M. Tyler Smith's practice includes business law and litigation. He prepares business agreements, including employment and non-compete agreements, as well as confidentiality and shareholder agreements.

Keith J. Whitaker

Keith J. Whitaker joined SGWM in 2007. His areas of practice include real estate transactions and litigation, general civil litigation, adoption, contract disputes, personal injury claims, business law, and estate planning.

Clayton Franklin

Clayton Franklin joined SGWM as an associate attorney in 2013. His practice includes general civil litigation, business litigation, commercial transactions, OSHA compliance, and real estate law. Currently, he serves as in-house counsel for Fieldale Farms Corporation.

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