From an eight-attorney Atlanta real estate outfit, Morris,
Manning & Martin has grown to become a reputable regional
player in the Southeast with some international flex, particularly
in China and Brazil.
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In 1976, eight Atlanta lawyers formed a small firm dedicated to
real estate and litigation. Over the next few decades, Morris,
Manning & Martin grew in size and practice area breadth until
it broke into the largest 200 firms in the country in 2005.
Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners has
recognized MMM for its practices in real estate investment trusts,
middle-market mergers & acquisitions, venture capital and
emerging companies, real estate, intellectual property, trade,
environmental, employment and domestic tax law. The firm's Trade
group is recognized as a leading practice in Chambers Global,
Chambers Asia and Chambers USA, and its Real Estate
Capital Markets team is one of the only 11 firms to be recognized
as a leading national practice by both Legal 500 and
Morris Manning has also turned heads with its corporate
department, boasting a strong public securities offerings resume.
Morris Manning's corporate team is also strong in venture capital,
averaging about 50 VC deals annually and playing a constant role in
Atlanta's ever-developing tech industry. The firm's international
practice, bolstered by a contingent of Chinese-speaking staff,
claims to have filed one in ten of every U.S. patent filed by
And the firm has continued to build on its real estate roots,
which, according to the firm website "has handled nearly $50
billion in transactions, financings, joint ventures and public
offerings for real estate clients."