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Angela D. Robinson

Special Counsel
Atlanta | 404.665.1228
Fax | 404.869.6972

Angela Robinson has substantial experience representing both condemning authorities and property owners in eminent domain proceedings, as well as advising clients on real estate transactions. Her clients include large and small businesses, developers, mixed-use and shopping center owners and tenants, real estate investment trusts, hotel operators and owners, convenience store owners, restaurant franchisors and franchisees, and local governments.

Angela has represented property owners and businesses of all sizes in eminent domain and condemnation proceedings brought by condemning authorities at the state, county, and local levels. She has also represented the Georgia Department of Transportation and other condemning authorities in eminent domain proceedings, giving her a well-rounded perspective on how to reach resolutions that make sense for all the parties involved. Angela’s litigation experience includes representation of clients in proceedings before the Georgia state and superior courts, Georgia appellate courts, federal district courts, and federal bankruptcy courts. She has also represented MARTA in litigation and advised clients on land use and zoning matters. 

Angela's skill as a litigator strengthens her real estate transactional practice, helping her to identify and manage potential risks for her clients. She advises on the drafting, negotiating, and closing of a range of real estate transactions, including leases, purchase and sale agreements, easement agreements, and agreements between property owners and governmental entities.

Angela is a native of Georgia and earned her law degree from Georgia State University, where she was a board member on the Moot Court and received the prestigious CALI Award for academic achievement.

Representative Experience

  • Successfully negotiated $4.7 million settlement for partial taking and damaging of multi-tenant office complex in DeKalb County, representing a 500 percent increase above the original offer.
  • Settled condemnation case involving the partial taking and damaging of convenience store in Douglas County for $1 million, representing a 253 percent increase above the original offer.
  • Successfully negotiated $4.3 million settlement for a partial taking and damaging of a multi-tenant office complex in Fulton County, representing a 58 percent increase above the original offer.
  • Successfully negotiated $3.8 million settlement for a partial taking and damaging of a multi-tenant office complex in Fulton County, representing a 67 percent increase above the original offer.
  • Successfully negotiated $18.5 million settlement for a partial taking and damaging of an office property in DeKalb County, representing almost an 100 percent increase above the original offer.
  • Settled condemnation case involving a partial taking and damaging of a hotel in Rockdale County for nearly three times the original offer.
  • Successfully negotiated the partial taking and damaging of an apartment complex in Fulton County for nearly three times the original offer.
  • Settled condemnation case involving the partial taking and damaging of an industrial warehouse property in DeKalb County for 60 percent more than the original offer.
  • Settled a condemnation of a commercial shopping center for more than twice the original offer.
  • Increased compensation by 221 percent in condemnation of vacant commercial property.
  • Assisted in securing a $900,000 settlement with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) for the partial taking of a hotel property, representing a 414 percent increase above the original offer.
  • Assisted in securing an $800,000 settlement with GDOT for the full taking of a franchise fast food restaurant, representing a 400 percent increase above the original offer.
  • Assisted in securing a mediated settlement with Fulton County for the partial taking of a retail shopping center for a water tower project, representing a 250 percent increase above the original offer.

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Honors & Awards

  • Georgia Super Lawyers, 2017-2019; Rising Star, 2015
  • Urban Land Institute Atlanta's Center for Leadership, 2014 Class

Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia, Eminent Domain Section
  • Lawyers Club of Atlanta