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Douglas L. Anderson

Douglas L. Anderson
  • J.D., Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (1982)
  • B.S., University of Alabama (1979)
  • Alabama Bar Association
  • Mobile Bar Association
  • Homebuilders Association of Metro Mobile
  • Mobile Association of Realtors
  • Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, Litigation-Real Estate (2010-2018)
  • Best Lawyers in America, Land Use and Zoning Law (2016-2018)
  • Best Lawyers, "Lawyer of the Year," Real Estate Law, Mobile, Alabama (2014, 2015)
  • E. L. Jones Hall of Fame Award (Home Builders Association of Metro Mobile)
  • Senior Bowl Committee (Member; Committee Chairman)
  • St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Past Senior Warden
  • Represented a national company in its development of an industrial site, including the establishment of a port, which totaled an investment of $90 million.

  • Represented the nation's largest used car dealership in the acquisition and development of a new dealership.

  • Represented an international steel company in the development of an industrial park on their site.

  • Represented a publically traded company in its acquisition of a rail car repair facility.

  • Represented a national lender in a construction loan and refinance of a beachfront restaurant which sat on four parcels in two states.

  • Represented developer in a 17 parcel assemblage for a new Publix Grocery Store, assisting in the acquisition and rezoning of the entire tract.

  • Acted as local counsel for borrower in a $1.2 billion refinance of its industrial facilities throughout the world.

  • Obtained a $660,000.00 refund for an international steel manufacturing facility on an ad valorem tax appeal.

Mobile Office Managing Partner
| Mobile, AL

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Commercial Real Estate Finance Real Estate Environment & Land Use

Doug has practiced in the Real Estate and Lending Practice Groups. Doug has practice law in Mobile for over 30 years, specializing in land use/zoning and commercial lending.

Doug has specialized in real estate law for 30 years, handling everything from contracts to boundary line disputes to complex commercial transactions. He represents developers, purchasers, owners and lenders in transactional and development matters.

Having previously served on the City of Mobile Planning Commission, Doug is recognized as the leading expert in land use matters in Mobile. He currently serves as the attorney for Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment for the City of Mobile, as well as general counsel to the Home Builders Association of Metropolitan Mobile, Inc.