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Real Estate

MF&L offers a full array of residential and commercial real estate services including:

  • Commercial Closings
  • Residential Closing Services
  • Reverse Mortgage Closings
  • Short Sale Closings
  • Contract drafting
  • Title Insurance coverage and title opinions
  • SBA 504 and 7(a) closing services
  • Negotiation, structuring, preparation, and work-outs of loan transactions for lenders
  • Due diligence related to lender collateral
  • Complete litigation services
  • Builder and developer representation
  • Homeowner association representation
  • Default services


MF&L’s commercial real estate attorneys and paralegals have extensive experience working with real estate developers, home builders, lenders, investors and property owners throughout Georgia, the Southeast, and the US. We provide practical, insightful, and business-minded legal advice because we understand the needs and desires of our clients, industry best practices, and possess the legal acumen to achieve the clients’ desired result. We always strive to find innovative and creative legal solutions to our clients’ issues and relish our contributions to their success.


Within our Residential Closing Group, we represent national, regional, local and community banks, lending institutions, investors, developers, builders, sellers, and purchasers in all types of purchase and sale transactions.

Our attorneys and staff in this practice area provide exceptional settlement experiences in all aspects of the closing process and possess the ability to close transactions in Georgia, Florida, and South Carolina, including Metro Atlanta closing locations in Sandy Springs, East Cobb, and Alpharetta, Georgia. Clients can order title by telephone, fax, or email.

Our lawyers regularly contribute to the commercial and residential real estate communities through speaking engagements, teaching real estate professionals about cutting edge real estate legal issues through a school established by MF&L lawyers, and publishing their research and insights on a variety of real estate topics.

The firm provides a full-service array of legal services for its mortgage lender clients. In addition to the above closing services, MF&L offers complete corporate transactional support, RESPA advice, employment law counsel, and tax counsel. We also provide our lender clients with a team of professionals experienced in Real Estate Workouts, the management of REO property and other non-performing assets, and default (Foreclosure and Eviction) services.

MF&L is an authorized issuing agent for Fidelity National Title Insurance Company, Old Republic Title Insurance Company, Stewart Title Insurance Company and Chicago Title Insurance Company.