Mr Paul Mattingly > Seyfarth Shaw LLP > Atlanta, United States > Lawyer Profile

Seyfarth Shaw LLP
SUITE 2500
ATLANTA, GA 30309-3962
United States

Work Department


Partner, Chair of Real Estate Department, and Member of Seyfarth’s Executive and Compensation Committees


Paul is the national chair of the Real Estate department and a member of Seyfarth’s Executive and Compensation committees. During his tenure as chair, the Real Estate department has grown to be one of the five largest commercial real estate practices in the United States. The department regularly handles the largest and most complex real estate and real estate finance transactions.

As a practitioner, Paul leads teams that serve institutional real estate clients in transactions across the United States, including a real estate finance team that has closed loans having a value in excess of $6 billion in each of the last three years, and a leasing and development team that represents one of the world’s largest retailers on a national basis.

Paul has led the real estate department’s deployment of technology, process management, and innovative staffing models to provide exceptionally responsive service and value to our sophisticated clients. 


  • JD, University of Kentucky

    With high distinction
    Phi Beta Kappa
    Kentucky Law Journal, articles editor

  • BA, University of Kentucky

    With high distinction

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Real estate

Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s ‘thoughtful and experienced’ team is rated for its expertise in a range of areas, including construction and development projects, leasing deals, acquisitions and dispositions, and land use and zoning. Atlanta-based Paul Mattingly heads the department which is complemented by a dedicated data center services group that handles relevant development, leasing, finance and transaction matters. The team enjoys a strong reputation in public-private partnership projects and counts commercial and investment banks, public and private pension funds, owners and developers and institutional landlords among its client list. Another name to note is Cynthia Mitchell in New York, a ‘top-notch’ real estate advisor for clients involved in the healthcare industry.