Phone: (404) 974-4845
Fax: (404) 266-3458

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Business Transactions
  • Automobile Franchises and Dealerships
  • Non-Profit Organizations

Since 1972 George H. Freisem has been engaged in the practice of law representing business clients in commercial transactions in Georgia and in neighboring southeastern states.  His practice includes the planning, structuring, negotiating, financing, and closing of commercial real estate transactions involving virtually all categories of commercial real estate and business transactions.  These include the following areas:

  • Raw Land Acquisition, Financing, and Development
  • Leasing, Sales, Tax Deferred Exchanges, and Build To Suit Transactions
  • Retail, Industrial, Office, and Multi-Family Acquisition, Development, Financing, and Leasing
  • Commercial and Business Acquisitions, Sales, Financing and Disposition Agreements
  • Business Agreements and Contracts, including Employment Agreements, Shareholder’s Agreements, Buy-Sell Agreements, Cross Purchase Agreements, Non-Compete Agreements, and associated business contracts and agreements

Corporate and Commercial Law Clients

George’s practice area includes serving as general counsel for numerous closely held companies and for profit organizations.  In conjunction with his partners, all of whom have over 30 years of experience, the firm has expertise in most areas of the law affecting closely held businesses.  The firm offers a complete resource for business owners and places great emphasis on delivering value driven legal services to the business community.  George represents companies engaged in the following areas on a regular basis:

  • Companies engaged in the acquisition, entitling, financing, and development of retail shopping centers, retail outparcels, mixed use developments, industrial facilities, and office building projects
  • Companies engaged in the acquisition, entitling, development, financing, and disposition of unimproved real property
  • Companies engaged in the development of single-family and multi-family residential projects
  • Representation of automobile dealers, franchisees, and licensees including closing of sale transactions for authorized dealerships selling Mercedes-Benz, Rolls Royce, Porsche, Audi, Infiniti, Honda, Acura, Volkswagen, Ford, and Chevrolet automobiles
  • Representation of food service operators, restauranteurs, franchisees, and other food service industry businesses
  • Representation of entrepreneurs, closely held businesses, and commercial enterprises of various kinds

Non-Profit Organizations

George has served in various capacities as general counsel and special counsel to a number of non-profit organizations.  These include the following:

  • Atlanta Ballet
  • The Mexican Center of Atlanta
  • Salem Bible Church
  • Salem Baptist Church of Atlanta Housing Foundation
  • The Youth Symphony of Metropolitan Atlanta
  • Green Pastures Christian Ministries

Law Firm Position



    Tulane University, BA 1969
    Emory University School of Law, JD 1972


    State Bar of Georgia; Georgia Supreme Court; Georgia Court of Appeals; United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia; United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit


    Officer, United States Army, 1969-1975
    Martindale-Hubbell A-V Rating
    Elected by peers as a Georgia Super Lawyer 2005, 2006, 2007

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