Brent S. Gilfedder

Brent Gilfedder

is a senior associate in King & Spalding’s Capital Transactions and Real Estate Practice Group.

Mr. Gilfedder’s practice focuses on the sale, acquisition, development, construction, and leasing of all types of real estate assets as well as the structuring and formation of joint ventures. Mr. Gilfedder represents private equity institutions, equity investors and sponsors/developers in all aspects of their real estate businesses, with an emphasis on structuring real estate equity investments, workouts, buyouts, acquisitions, dispositions, leasing and financings. He has represented clients such as Morgan Stanley, AMLI Residential, Ivanhoe Cambridge, Pollack Shores Real Estate Group, Branch Properties, Cousins Properties, Safeguard Storage, Brookdale Realty Group, GE Capital, and GE Real Estate.

Mr. Gilfedder graduated, summa cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law and was a member of the Order of the Coif and The Georgia Law Review. Prior to entering law school, Mr. Gilfedder received a Masters in Taxation from the University of Denver’s Graduate Tax Program at the School of Law. Previously, he worked as a tax accountant at a Big Four accounting firm. Mr. Gilfedder graduated, summa cum laude, from Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky with a B.A. in Accounting. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia, and the Atlanta Bar Association.


"Lender Liability Risks and Issues", Mason Stephenson and Brent Gilfedder, ICLE Real Property Law Seminar, May 2010

"Now What? The Future of Real Estate Finance", Brent Gilfedder and Josh Kamin, ICLE Real Property Seminar, May 2009

Note: “A Manifest Disregard of Arbitration?” An Analysis of Recent Georgia Legislation Adding “Manifest Disregard of the Law” to the Georgia Arbitration Code as a Statutory Ground for Vacatur, 39 Ga. L. Rev. 259 (2004).


Selected to the 2013 and 2014 Georgia Rising Stars for the Georgia Super Lawyers

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Real Estate and 2) Capital Transactions & Real Estate
Law School J.D., summa cum laude, University of Georgia
Admitted Year 2005
Education B.A., summa cum laude, Transylvania University
Bar Member / Association State bar of Georgia
Most recent firm King & Spalding LLP
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