ATLANTA, GA --Robinson Franzman LLP welcomes Matt Smith as a Partner at the firm. Matt has over 20 years of experience in commercial real estate finance and secured lending, as well as a robust government guaranteed lending practice including serving as primary SBA 7(a) closing counsel for many financial institutions in Georgia and around the country. Matt also has extensive commercial real estate experience advising both buyer and sellers of commercial real estate, including due diligence issues, title and survey review, zoning matters and real estate development concerns. Matt joins Robinson Franzman from Andersen Tate and Carr, P.C.
“Matt is a leader in the financial services industry with many of his banking and lending clients working with him for twenty years. Matt’s experience brings great value to our existing clients and adds significant depth to our real estate finance and government guaranteed lending practices. We are excited to support Matt’s practice and welcome him and his clients to the firm.” Robinson Franzman Managing Partner, Todd N. Robinson
Matt is a native of Atlanta and received his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Georgia in 1997 and his Juris Doctor from University of Georgia School of Law in 2002. Matt is an active member of the Georgia Quality Lender’s Circle and the Real Estate Section of the Georgia Bar.
“Robinson Franzman has an impressive reputation in Georgia and on a national level for providing outstanding real estate finance and commercial real estate services for financial institutions and investors alike and I am excited to collaborate with my new colleagues to continue expanding the firm’s government guaranteed lending practice and client base,” said Smith. “I am equally excited to capitalize on the robust capabilities that the team is currently offering to our clients.”
Robinson Franzman LLP is a corporate and commercial real estate law firm dedicated to assisting clients on capitalizing on opportunities and solving complex challenges. Robinson Franzman is based in Atlanta, Georgia and serves clients across the United States in commercial real estate finance matters, multifamily real estate acquisitions and dispositions, private equity fund formation, and general outside counsel matters for technology companies, financial institutions, family offices, and private equity funds. Robinson is committed to providing the highest quality work product in the industry and immediate responsiveness to its clients’ needs.
With a focus on practice areas such as commercial lending, multifamily and hospitality transactions, commercial real estate development, and general outside counsel matters, Robinson is able to provide a full suite of legal services to clients from all sides of the deal – whether lending, buying, selling, financing or managing. Robinson Franzman also specializes in representing lenders in government guaranteed transactions, including SBA 7(a)and 504 transactions as designated counsel for Certified Development Companies.