Mindy S. Planer


Fax: 404.873.8627
171 17th Street NW
Suite 2100
Atlanta, Georgia 30363


Mindy is a partner in the Real Estate practice. She has been recognized by Georgia Super Lawyers every year since the ranking organization’s inception in 2006. She is chair of the Diversity Committee as well as co-chair of the Financial Institutions industry team.

Mindy focuses her practice on finance, financial restructuring, real estate and securitizations. She represents clients in complex commercial lending and real estate transactions and workouts, including the origination of construction, permanent and mezzanine loans and other real estate secured loans. Mindy has represented regional and national lenders and servicers in connection with the origination and master and special servicing of commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS) loans. She has also assisted clients in the acquisition and sale of multifamily, office, single tenant, hotel and mixed-use developments.


  • Represented national bank in connection with a $107 million line of credit secured by industrial warehouse facilities in Texas, California and Arizona.

  • Represented community bank in connection with a $7.7 million acquisition and renovation loan secured by hotel property located in Atlanta.

  • Represented national lender in connection with an A/B note restructure of a $175 million loan secured  by an office building in Seattle, Wash.

  • Represented CMBS lenders in connection with loans ranging from $1 million to $40 million, secured by office, retail, apartment and hotel properties located throughout the United States.

  • Represented national lender in connection with $4,890,000 acquisition and construction loan secured by apartment property in Orlando, Fla.

  • Represented lender in connection with workout of $200 million CMBS loan secured by a trophy hotel in New York City.

  • Represented CMBS Trusts through its special servicers  in connection with the foreclosure sales  of apartment, retail, hotel and office properties in Georgia.

  • Represented CMBS trust through its master servicer lender in connection with a modification of $600 million of loan assets secured by approximately 150 single tenant buildings.

  • Represented CMBS trusts in connection with hundreds of loan assumption, collateral release and transfer of interest transactions.

  • Represented CMBS trusts in connection with various receivership sales of property located in Georgia, Tennessee, Florida and other states.

  • Represented large insurance company in a multimillion dollar interim and permanent loan secured by a portfolio of self-storage facilities.

  • Represented life insurance company in various loans ranging in size from $2 million to $50 million, secured by office and retail properties located in Georgia.

  • Represented national lender in connection with $15 million permanent loan secured by a shopping center located in South Carolina.


  • Emory University School of Law, Juris Doctor — 1988,

    with Distinction

    • Order of the Coif
  • University of Georgia, Bachelor of Arts - Journalism — 1985,

    magna cum laude

  • State of Georgia 1988
    • Chabad Intown Board
    • Anti-Prejudice Consortium (former Board Member)
    • Greenfield Hebrew Academy (former Board Member)
    • Guardian Ad-Litem for children, Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation


  • Georgia Super Lawyers (Real Estate), 2006–11, 2013
  • “Legal Elite,” Georgia Trend (Real Estate), 2006

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