Clay Reese focuses his practice on commercial and residential real estate matters for borrowers, lenders and local governments, including leasing, real estate development work (including master planned developments) and financings, estate and probate matters, corporate transactions and general business matters.
J.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill BBA in Finance, University of Georgia , magna cum laude
Mr. Reese worked in private practice in Atlanta for 15 years prior to assuming the role of general counsel and chief operating officer for an Atlanta-based national industrial development firm. He returned to private practice in 2005 and co- founded the firm of Moore & Reese, LLC, in January 2008. The firm merged with GDCR in 2019.
Mr. Reese has consistently received an AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell signifying its highest level of professional rating in the legal field based on his years of experience and endorsements by his peers in the areas of professional conduct, ethics and abilities.
He has spoken on several topics and has co-authored publications entitled “The Nuts and Bolts of Real Estate Acquisitions” and “Title Insurance in the Foreclosure Environment,” both for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education.