biography

Mr. Goode is an attorney who specializes in commercial real estate transactions, including finance, leasing, and disposition/acquisition. He has represented clients in the negotiation of term and construction loans, loan refinancing and restructuring, loan workouts and foreclosures. He has experience handling the purchase and sale of bank-owned real estate assets, including distressed real estate, “REO” property and promissory notes secured by real estate. He also has represented clients in the purchase and sale of mixed-use, multi-family, office and retail properties. He has extensive experience negotiating and drafting leases for both landlords and tenants for office, retail, office and industrial properties.

  • Clients and Projects
    • Developer in acquisition, development, lease up and sale of $55 million development in Atlanta consisting of apartments, retail and office
    • Purchaser in acquiring bank-owned property and notes secured by real estate worth over $40 million in the southeast
    • Investor in the negotiation of construction and permanent loans for multifamily properties
    • National distributor in the negotiation of several build-to-suit leases for warehouse distribution facilities
    • Health care provider in negotiation of over 25 office locations nationwide
    • Investor in acquisition and sale of apartment complexes in Southeast
    • National bank in drafting and negotiating ground, retail and office leases and managing site development of over 30 retail bank sites
    • Lender in connection with foreclosures, workouts and restructuring of loans
    • Landlord in drafting and negotiating office/industrial leases in Georgia
    • Private equity firm in preparation of legal opinions regarding Georgia real estate security documents
    • Utility in acquisition of multiple properties in Atlanta metro area
  • Community Involvement
    • Class Representative, Vanderbilt Law School Annual Giving
    • Baseball coach at Buckhead Baseball
    • Past President and former board member of Duke in Atlanta Club.
    • Former Member of Board of Directors for the Preschool at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church

Atlanta

Credentials

Admissions

Georgia

Education

Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 2000
Duke University, B.A. Mathematics, 1995

Prior Law Firm Experience

Troutman Sanders LLP

Practice Areas