Jonathan L. Neville

171 17th Street NW
Suite 2100
Atlanta, Georgia 30363
404.873.8642 phone

Representative Experience

  • Has served as lead counsel in over $500 million of shopping center acquisition and development transactions since 2015, including projects in multiple states.
  • Serves as outside leasing counsel for large acclaimed retail redevelopment projects in the Buckhead community of Atlanta, Georgia, downtown Nashville, Tennessee, the Cherry Creek neighborhood of Denver, Colorado, downtown, Honolulu, Hawaii and Orange Village, Ohio.
  • Represents multiple regional/national developers in handling acquisition/leasing/property management matters, including negotiating real estate transactions within all 50 states within the U.S.
  • Serves as outside general real estate counsel for over 20 national restaurants and franchised concepts, including a nationally franchised fast-casual restaurant concept recently recognized by Forbes Magazine as the number one private company to watch in America, and also including the fastest growing franchise brand in the US in 2018.
  • Serves as a preferred vendor for franchisees of wide variety of multiple regionally and nationally franchised concepts in providing real estate, corporate and franchise counsel, including negotiating leases across all fifty states and Canada for child care systems, health care clinics, restaurants, service providers, fitness facilities and other "Amazon proof" retail brands.
  • Represents group of investors from the Midwestern United States as general counsel for their restaurant and hotel franchise systems.
  • Serves as general outside counsel to multiple operating restaurant companies/multi-unit franchisees which focus on growth through acquisition of other operating restaurants
  • Serves as general outside counsel to a private investment fund actively acquiring multiple retail developments in the Atlanta, Georgia metropolitan area, including two of the largest retail acquisitions in the area during calendar years 2009 and 2012.
  • Served as lead counsel on the acquisition of multiple franchised restaurants from distressed operators for the benefit of franchisee clients located in Southeastern United States.
  • Served as lead developer counsel for a development in Salina, Kansas, which included the first-ever Tax Increment Financing project completed within the City of Salina.
  • Drafted the initial model conservation easement used by selected governmental organizations within the State of Georgia and has negotiated/implemented conservation easements in 11 states for major private landowners.