Elizabeth Story represents clients in real estate litigation with a focus on eminent domain and condemnation. She primarily helps and guides property and business owners through the phases of the eminent domain proceedings, including jury trials, mediations, acquisitions, closings, and special master hearings. Outside of the context of eminent domain, Elizabeth advises property owners on other private property disputes and litigation related to owning and developing commercial real estate.
Her clients include a wide range of landowners and large and small businesses, including real estate investors and trusts, shopping center developers, restaurant franchisors and franchisees, car dealerships, owners and operators of hotels and convenience stores, and owners of other commercial and mixed-use properties.
Elizabeth is president of the Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (GAWL) Foundation. In that position, she plays a leading role in encouraging philanthropy by women lawyers for the benefit of the greater Georgia community. She is also a member of the firm’s Community Service Committee.
Earlier in her career, Elizabeth was a staff attorney for the Superior Court Judges of the Cherokee Judicial Circuit. She has also built legal experience providing services to Atlanta Public Schools, the Family Justice Clinic in Athens, Georgia, and the Northeastern Judicial Circuit Public Defender’s Office in Gainesville, Georgia.