Joseph H. Brock


Direct: 404.873.8182
Fax: 404.873.8183
171 17th Street NW
Suite 2100
Atlanta, Georgia 30363


Joe is a partner in the Real Estate practice and member of the Affordable Housing industry team. He primarily represents developers, owners, and investors in the structuring and closing of commercial real estate transactions and joint ventures. Additionally, Joe has experience representing developers in structuring and closing low-income housing tax credit transactions. With a Master of Business Administration degree, clients are drawn to his practical, business-minded approach to negotiating matters on their behalf. Prior to joining the firm, Joe was an extern with the United States Attorney’s Office in the major crimes division. In this role, he developed important negotiation and analytical skills that prepared him to provide solid strategies that are important for the firm’s clients.

While in law school, Joe was an associate editor of the Georgia State University Law Review. Joe honed his legal proficiency as a successful member of the moot court team, the mock trial team, and the Bleckley Inn of Court.


  • Representing borrowers in the closing of construction, bridge, and permanent debt.

  • Representing owners and operators in the acquisition, financing, rehabilitation, and disposition of multifamily housing communities.

  • Representing owners/promoters/developers in the structuring of entities with joint venture partners and fund/syndication investors for the acquisition and the development of retail and industrial properties.

  • Representing private developers in the development and financing of affordable housing projects financed with tax-exempt bonds, state and federal low-income housing tax credits and a FHA 221(d)(4) loans.


  • Georgia State University College of Law, Juris Doctor,
    magna cum laude
    • Civil Procedure Award, 2012
    • CALI Awards for the highest grade in Civil Procedure II (2011) and Consumer Protection (2013)
  • Georgia State University Robinson College of Business, Master of Business Administration
  • Amherst College, Bachelor of Arts - Political Science
  • State of Georgia 2015
  • Superior Courts of Georgia 2015
  • Court of Appeals of Georgia 2015
  • Supreme Court of Georgia 2015


  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America®, Real Estate Law, 2021-24

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