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Debra M. Thompson


Debra is the managing partner in the Atlanta office and a member of the firm's Executive Committee.

Debra counsels retailers, real estate investors and developers in a variety of commercial real estate transactions throughout the United States. Her experience includes acquisitions, dispositions, leasing and development of shopping centers, mixed-use developments, stand-alone projects for big box retailers and other retail and commercial developments.

  • Representation of a national big-box retailer in the acquisition, leasing, development and disposition of properties nationwide, including the direction of teams of attorneys and paralegals in connection with such representation
  • Representation of a regional big box retailer in its nationwide expansion
  • Representation of a junior anchor retailer in its nationwide expansion
  • Representation of commercial developers in the acquisition, development and disposition of commercial properties
  • Representation of commercial landlords and tenants in the negotiation of leases in single-tenant and multitenant projects

  • The Best Lawyers in America®Real Estate Law, 2023-2024