Stephen B. Schrock

Stephen B. Schrock Partner Phone: (404) 504-7678 • Fax: (404) 365-9532 • E-mail: Stephen B. Schrock is a partner in the firm’s Timberland Investments & Forest Products, Commercial Real Estate and Hospitality Practices. The principal focus of his practice includes representing investors, owners and managers in timber transactions involving millions of acres of timberland throughout the U.S. and South America and representing companies and institutions nationwide in the ownership, operation and finance of corporate-owned real estate. He routinely advises timberland clients on real estate and other matters related to the domestic acquisition and sale of underlying timberland real estate and the various operational and managerial issues that arise as a result of the ownership of the timberland asset. Mr. Schrock also has significant experience representing tenants and landlords in negotiating commercial leases, counseling owners and operators of hotels and leisure projects, representing lenders and borrowers in secured loan and workout transactions and providing legal counsel to developers of office, industrial, retail and mixed-use facilities. Additional areas of expertise include representing institutions in the acquisition and operation of health care facilities and representing companies in the purchase and sale of mining properties. Mr. Schrock has long been recognized by his peers as a leading real estate attorney and was selected as a Georgia Super Lawyer from 2006-2009, as published by Law & Politics and Atlanta magazines. Honors & Affiliations Selected in 2006-2009 as a “Georgia Super Lawyer” Named in the Legal 500 U.S. (Real Estate, 2008) State Bar of Georgia - Real Property Section Atlanta Bar Association - Real Property Section Cobb County Bar Association Cobb County Chamber of Commerce - Leadership Cobb Class of 2002 German America Chamber of Commerce of the Southern U.S. Georgia Forestry Association Georgia Hospitality and Travel Association Lawyers Club of Atlanta Mercer Law Review Mercer University School of Law Moot Court Board Mercer University School of Law Dean’s List Brainerd Currie Honor Society Education University of South Florida, B.A., 1980 Mercer University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1984