Joe Foltz

Company: Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

Position: Partner

Bio

Joe Foltz has been one of the Atlanta market’s leading transactional attorneys for more than three decades. He represents developers, property owners, managers and equity investors in the acquisition, development, leasing, structured financing and management of commercial real estate, including hotels, restaurants and mixed-use developments.

Joe also practices in the area of corporate finance, secured lending and general corporate law. His corporate practice includes representing commercial lenders in mortgage and asset based facilities, as well as general corporate representation of closely held and regulated companies in mergers and acquisitions, finance and governance.

In November 2016 Joe quarterbacked the closing of the Plant Riverside District, a mixed use development by the Kessler Collection, transforming the Savannah Riverwalk with a historic power plant rehabilitation and a JW Marriott anchored development.



Geographic Areas

National and international


Expertise

Represents clients in the acquisition, development, leasing, structured financing and management of commercial real estate, including hotels, restaurants and mixed-use developments. Also practices in the areas of corporate finance, secured lending and general corporate law.


Professional Memberships

American, Georgia and Atlanta Bar Associations, Aquinas Center of Theology of Emory University, Chairman Emeritus, Finance Council of Archdiocese of Atlanta


Speaking Engagements

ISHC Conference Bangkok- 2017- Member Spotlight Institute of Continuing Legal Education- Liability of Non-Profit Directors


Articles and Publications

Lease Characterizations under Georgia Law - Georgia Bar Journal


Representative List of Clients

The Kessler Enterprise; GPS Hospitality Partners; IHG Owners Association; Optical Fiber Solutions, Inc.


Education

J.D., 1980, Vanderbilt University; B.A., 1975, Yale University


Past Experience

Co-Founding and Managing Partner, Foltz Martin LLC, 1983-2013