T. Matthew MashburnPartner, Commercial Finance
Born Atlanta, GA, 1960; admitted to bar, 1986, Georgia; Preparatory Education: University of Georgia (A. B. magna cum laude, Political Science, 1983). Legal Education: University of Georgia (J.D. cum laude, 1986). Member: Georgia State Bar Association, Supreme Court of Georgia, Georgia Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, American Bar Association, Atlanta Bar Association. State Bar of Georgia, Real Property Law Section, Chair of the Litigation Committee of the Executive Committee; Executive Committee's Ethics Committee. Kennesaw State University, Paralegal Instructor, Real Estate Law, 1985 - Present. Publications: Author and Founding Editor, Undiluted Clarity , weekly blog reviewing important secured lending decisions of the Georgia Court of Appeals, Georgia Supreme Court and Federal court decisions construing Georgia law. "2013's Cases which are each known by One Name: Reese, You, Carr, Gordon II, Wooden and DaVista." Real Property Law Institute, Georgia State Bar Association Real Property Law Section, May, 2014. "The Landscape of Georgia Foreclosure Law with Reese in our Rearview Mirror." Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, Atlanta, November 6, 2013. "Current Trends in Commercial Real Estate Litigation," Real Property Law Institute, Georgia State Bar Association Real Property Law Section. The Supreme Court Defers to the Executive Branch in Upholding Travel Restrictions to Cuba, 18 Ga . J. Int'l & Comp L 103 (1985). Martindale-Hubbell AV-listed. Georgia Super Lawyers (2008-2012). Practice Areas: Commercial Real Estate; Secured Lending; Real Estate Litigation; Banking and Finance, Landlord Tenant; Confirmations and Deficiencies; REO Sales and Evictions;
Charles B. Waters, Jr.Supervising Partner, Commercial Finance
Born Swainsboro, Georgia, 1965; admitted to bar, 1991, Georgia. Preparatory Education: The University of Georgia (B.B.A, 1987); Legal Education: Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University (J.D., 1991). Member: State Bar of Georgia, Executive Committee, Real Property Section; Chair, Commercial Subcommittee; Board of Trustees (Executive Committee), Mount Vernon Presbyterian School. Recent Speaking Engagements: “Considerations in Short Sale Transactions,” ICLE Real Property Law Institute, May, 2013; Program Chair, “Commercial Real Estate”, Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, 2014; “The Effect (or Non-Effect) of Formal Advisory Opinion 13-1 on the Commercial Practitioner,” ICLE Real Property Law Institute, May, 2015. Practice Areas: Commercial Real Estate; Commercial Lending; Real Estate Disposition; Commercial Loan Workouts.