Matthew B. Norton advises clients on real estate-related matters and secured transactions collateralized by both real estate and other property (i.e., asset based or “ABL” borrowings). He has worked with banks, finance companies, private lenders, real estate developers (single family and commercial), daycare facilities, real estate brokerages, self-storage facilities, senior living facilities, hotels, student housing facilities, apartments, and residential/commercial condominiums.
Matthew has also worked closely with non-profit hospitals, mixed-use developments, urban transit agencies, timber companies, private investors, municipalities and others. Matthew frequently represents non-US persons investing in the United States and abroad. These investments include real estate and non-real estate related businesses.
Prior to attending law school, he served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing in Southern China for Riviera Products, Inc., a North Carolina-based, large-scale furniture import company. Matthew is proficient in Mandarin Chinese.
Georgia State University College of Law, J.D., 2004, cum laude
Georgia Institute of Technology, B.S., 2000, International Affairs, with high honors
Professional Affiliations & Memberships:
Matthew is active in the American Bar Association Real Estate Section and the Georgia Bar Association Real Estate and Business Sections.