Attorneys

Experience

Daniel Crook is an attorney with HunterMaclean’s commercial real estate and corporate practice groups. He practices in the area of commercial real estate transactions and corporate law. Daniel advises clients and has extensive experience in property development and construction, sales and acquisitions, the representation of borrower and lenders in secured transactions, and leasing transactions. He represents companies in all aspects of the development of industrial and commercial real property; the negotiation, documentation, and closing of sales; acquisitions and financing of commercial properties; and the negotiation and documentation of lease transactions and lending transactions involving leased property.

Daniel also practices in the area of business mergers and acquisitions and represents all types of businesses in the creation of business entities, preparation of operating and shareholder agreements, and structuring for liability protection and tax planning.

Daniel earned his J.D. and LL.M. in Taxation from Northwestern University School of Law, where he served as the senior editor for the Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business. Before attending law school, Daniel graduated with highest honors from Georgia Institute of Technology. Daniel is the past president and current vice president of the board for Quantum, Inc.

Representative Engagements

  • Represented a student housing developer in the assemblage of property in downtown Atlanta and development of a 254-unit student housing development.
  • Served as lead counsel to a Fortune 1000 company in the acquisition of grain mills and warehouses throughout the Southeast.
  • Represented the developer in the redevelopment of a 600,000 square foot mill into a mixed-use community with 189 loft apartments and 80,000 square feet of retail and commercial space, all financed in part with historic tax credits.
  • Represented Southeast-based real estate investment company in the refinancing of six shopping centers with commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) loans.
  • Serve as outside general counsel to an Atlanta-based commercial real estate development partnership in the negotiation and documentation of numerous joint ventures with development partners.
  • Represented real estate investment company in the acquisition of a $13,000,000 shopping center in Pennsylvania.
  • Part of attorney team that represented a consortium of buyers in the purchase of five million acres of timberland from International Paper, the largest private land transaction ever.
  • Represented a motion and control technologies and systems distributor in the sale of its business.
  • Served as lead counsel to a Fortune 1000 company in its acquisition of the businesses and various related entities and assets of a company that produces and sells modified starches.
  • Represented an independent ILEC and cable provider in the acquisition of a managed services business.
  • Represented the purchaser of a Fortune 500 financial planning, asset management, and insurance company.
  • Represented a communications company in the acquisition of five radio stations and related assets, including broadcast towers, transmitter rooms, studios, and sales offices.
  • Represented a health care organization in the joint venture of a surgery center located in Savannah.
  • Represented the owner of a Savannah-based industrial wholesaler in the sale of its business to a financial buyer.
  • Represented a Southeast-based pest control service in the sale of its assets to a national pest control company.

Recognition

Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star: 2017-2019

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Fulton County Daily Report’s On the Rise Attorney: 2014

The Fulton County Daily Report publishes an elite list of “On the Rise” Attorneys each year, recognizing 40 of the state’s leading lawyers under the age of 40. Winners are nominated and selected based on their contributions to law in Georgia.