Seasoned, Reasoned, and Practical
Mertz Law, PC provides exceptional legal advice and counsel to Georgia banks, businesses, and developers. Mr. Mertz’s finance background and undergraduate business degree help him to understand his clients’ objectives and the practical constraints often involved in achieving that end. Firm clients value the cumulative knowledge and understanding attained by practicing law for nearly thirty years. Clients also appreciate and welcome Mr. Mertz’s reasoned and practical approach to accomplishing their goals. The firm serves state and national chartered financial institutions, business owners, developers, entrepreneurs, local municipalities and authorities, for-profit stock companies, and non-profit member institutions.
Exemplary, reliable, legal services focused on commercial transactions and legal matters involving real estate, lending, and business.
Mertz Law, PC takes pride in the legal services it renders to clients throughout the Atlanta MSA. The firm focuses on transactions and legal issues in the following practice areas:
- Commercial Real Estate — The firm provides commercial real estate developers, builders, and investors comprehensive legal support for each stage of a transaction, including the acquisition, development, leasing and disposition of retail shopping centers, hotels, single tenant investment properties, office building complexes and condominiums, apartment complexes, single family and multifamily residential developments, and cellular communication towers.
- Secured Lending – The firm represents institutional lenders in commercial loan transactions secured by commercial real estate and personal property. The firm also assists lenders with loan purchases, loan workouts, foreclosure and confirmation proceedings, collection, and borrower bankruptcy. Mr. Mertz is proficient at preparing and facilitating fixed rate and variable rate term loans, construction to permanent financing, real estate and asset-secured revolving lines of credit, and master lines of credit.
- Land Title and Title Insurance – The firm is an authorized agent for Chicago Title Insurance Company and issues policies of title insurance for both owners and lenders.
- Business Law — From business organization to divestiture, the firm represents clients at all stages of the business life cycle. The firm’s business law practice includes contract negotiation and drafting, licensing, facilitating purchase and sale transactions, and employment law.