Burr & Forman Adds Atlanta-Based Real Estate Partner

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Atlanta, June 8, 2016 - Burr & Forman LLP announces the addition of Atlanta-based partner Erin C. Hewitt to the firm's Real Estate and Corporate and Tax Groups. Hewitt focuses on capital markets and transactions, including complex secured and unsecured debt financings, corporate mergers and acquisitions, and various sophisticated real estate transactions. She previously served as in-house counsel for a publicly traded real estate investment trust, where she spent six years working on corporate and real estate transactions and financings.

"As our local clients continue to see an increased need for legal counsel related to real estate transactions, we are pleased to add Erin's experience in this sector to our firm," said Erich Durlacher, managing partner of Burr & Forman's Atlanta office. "Erin's background serving as in-house counsel adds strength and a better understanding of our clients' real estate and corporate transactional and financing needs."

Hewitt counsels developers, lenders, borrowers, landlords and tenants in all aspects of real estate transactions, including easement agreements, restrictive covenants, escrow agreements, lease, site development agreements, purchase and sale agreements, and tax proration agreements. In addition, Hewitt works with owners in the sale, acquisition, financing, and redevelopment of multi-family properties. She has experience handling various corporate mergers and acquisitions in transactions ranging from $7 million to $6.2 billion, as well as both single asset and portfolio sales acquisitions

Throughout her career, Hewitt has facilitated many different sizes and varieties of commercial real estate and corporate closings. Her finance experience includes unsecured loans, revolving credit facilities, and workouts and loan restructurings.

Outside of Burr & Forman, Hewitt is an active member of the International Community of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and Urban Land Institute (ULI) Center for Leadership.

Hewitt earned her undergraduate degree from Emory University, her law degree from Case Western University School of Law and her masters of business administration degree from Case Reserve University.

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Burr & Forman's experienced legal team serves clients with local, national, and international legal needs. With particular industry strengths in the financial institutions, health care and manufacturing sectors, the firm's attorneys draw from a diverse range of backgrounds and experience to serve as trusted business advisors and legal counsel to help clients achieve their goals. Burr & Forman is a Southeast, regional firm with nearly 300 attorneys and 10 offices in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee. For more information, visit the firm's website at www.burr.com.

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