Lawton Jordan

Lawton Jordan

Williams Teusink, LLC
  • Business Law, Real Estate Law
  • Georgia
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Biography

Lawton Jordan is a partner at Williams Teusink. Lawton’s practice focuses on the acquisition and development of commercial real estate, business transactions, land-use matters and has a wide range of experience in commercial leasing, property sales and purchases. Lawton frequently drafts and negotiates purchase and sale agreements, easements, operating agreements, and various other real estate and corporate documents.

Lawton also has an active land-use practice in which he advocates for and against rezonings, variances, stream buffer encroachments and other land use entitlements, and he regularly appears before governmental bodies and commissions as well as courts with respect to such matters.

Lawton has been selected for inclusion in the “Legal Elite” by Georgia Trend magazine. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the Atlanta Bar Association, and is a past member of the executive committee of the Real Property Section of the State Bar.

Lawton graduated from Wake Forest University in 1993 and received his J.D. in 2000 from the University of Georgia School of Law. Lawton was appointed by Governor Nathan Deal to the Georgia Ethics Commission, which he chaired until 2017, and served on the Atlanta Task Force for the Promotion of Public Trust following his appointment by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms in 2019. Lawton and his wife, Jen Jordan are residents of the City of Sandy Springs, Fulton County, Georgia.

Practice Areas
    Business Law
    Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
    Real Estate Law
    Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Georgia
State Bar of Georgia
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner
Williams Teusink, LLC
Current
Education
The University of Georgia School of Law
J.D. (2000)
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Wake Forest University
B.A. (1993) | English & History
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Georgia
Member
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Williams Teusink - Atlanta Business Law Firm
Contact & Map
309 Sycamore Street
Decatur, GA 30030
Telephone: (404) 373-9590