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Stephen B.Schrock


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Stephen B.Schrock


Focus Areas

A sampling of Steve’s most recent experience includes representation of:

  • An international food storage and handling company in the development and construction of a state-of-the-art temperature-controlled import/export warehouse and distribution center at the Port of Houston.
  • A national homebuilder in all phases of the purchase of several Georgia single-family developments from contract negotiation and execution, due diligence, homeowner association and declaration matters to the closing of all the land or the take-down of the land by lot(s).
  • A multi-family housing borrower in connection with mezzanine and construction loan financing for an apartment development in Irvine, California.
  • A multi-family investor in the purchase of several apartment projects in Georgia and North Carolina.
  • A Timberland REIT listed on the NYSE in the acquisition, management and sale of approximately 500,000 acres of timberland located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and Texas.
  • A German Timberland fund in the sale of several thousand acres of timberland in Florida.
  • A U.S. based Timberland Investment Management Fund in the sale of several thousand acres of timberland in Florida.
  • A U.K. based Timberland Investment Management Fund in the sale of several thousand acres of timberland in Florida and Georgia.
  • Several developers and investor of woody biomass pellet facilities in the Southeastern U.S.
  • Georgia Forestry Association’s 2014 Annual Conference & Expo, July 2014
  • Pellet Trade & Transport Summit, February 2014
  • Financing Renewable Energy Projects, February 2013
  • Panelist, Legal Issues Forum, National Conference of Private Forest Landowners, May 2012
  • UGA’s 2011 Timberland Investment Conference, March 2011
  • “Missed Opportunities and Common Mistakes: Legal Perspectives on Timberland Ownership,” 2010 Forest Landowners Association National Meeting
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017 to 2024 for Real Estate Law
  • Named in The Legal 500 United States, Real Estate, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2015, 2016
  • Selected in the 2010 edition of Corporate Counsel as a “Georgia Real Estate Super Lawyer”
  • Selected to the Georgia Super Lawyers list,  2006-2009

Professional Associations

  • Atlanta Bar Association – Real Property Section
  • Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce of the Southeast
  • Cobb County Chamber of Commerce – Leadership Cobb Class of 2002
  • Forest Landowners Association, Inc.
  • Georgia Forestry Association
  • German America Chamber of Commerce of the Southern United States
  • State Bar of Georgia – Real Property Section


  • Mercer University School of Law, J.D.
  • University of South Florida, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia