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Elizabeth R. Story

Counsel
Atlanta | 404.665.1229
Fax | 404.869.6972

Elizabeth Story represents clients in real estate litigation. She focuses on eminent domain proceedings, private property disputes, and other types of litigation related to owning and developing commercial real estate. Her clients include shopping center developers and owners of commercial and mixed-use property. 

Elizabeth is a former staff attorney for 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.

Representative Experience

  • Secured $1.5 million dollar settlement for taking and damaging of poultry farm business and land in Gordon County in lieu of a jury trial.
  • Successfully negotiated a partial taking and damaging of a medical office property in Muscogee County for more than two times the original offer. Negotiation also included plan changes to include an additional driveway cut for the property.
  • Assisted with successful challenge to and negotiation of settlement for a full take of a multifamily property, obtaining a 430 percent increase above the original offer.
  • Secured $2 million dollar settlement for taking of property and business in Muscogee County by the Georgia Department of Transportation in lieu of a jury trial, obtaining a 120 percent increase above the original offer.
  • Settled condemnation case involving the partial taking and damaging of industrial/manufacturing warehouse property in DeKalb County for 60 percent more than the original offer.
  • Settled condemnation case involving the partial taking of a vacant commercial property, obtaining five times more than the original offer.

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Honors & Awards

  • Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2017-2018

Memberships

  • Georgia Association for Women Lawyers (GAWL) Foundation, Board of Directors, 2016-present, President-Elect, 2019-2020
  • Joseph Henry Lumpkin American Inn of Court, Barrister, 2014-2016