Lori E. Kilberg 2017-01-12T21:09:52+00:00


Lori Kilberg is a partner at Hartman Simons and has represented clients in the acquisition, development, leasing and sales of regional malls, power centers, lifestyle centers, outlet centers, multi-use developments, warehouses, distribution centers and urban redevelopment projects over the course of three decades. Her clients include institutional investors, developers, national retailers and industrial firms. Lori is a frequent lecturer on real estate law and diversity issues and has written numerous articles and blogs on these topics.


  • Directed leasing teams of attorneys and paralegals in the representation of institutional landlords and third-party asset managers with respect to their regional mall and power center holdings nationwide
  • Represented developers throughout the country on open-air centers, including outlet centers and lifestyle centers
  • Represented a an industrial company in the acquisition, disposition and leasing of warehouse and distribution centers
  • Represented a national big box retailer in acquisitions, ground leases, development and sales of projects throughout the East Coast and the Midwest
  • Represented a specialty supermarket chain in its nationwide expansion
  • Represented a junior anchor retailer in its nationwide expansion to more than 350 stores


  • President of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network, 2015; CREW is a Commercial Real Estate association comprised of over 10,000 members in 74 chapters in the United States and Canada
  • Board of Directors – Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network, 2012-2016
  • CREW Network (National) Board, 2012-2016
  • President of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Atlanta Chapter, 2011
  • 2010 CREW Network Impact Award: Career Advancement for Women
  • Womenetics – Council of Advisors 2013
  • Women’s Leadership Forum – Advisory Council, 2011-2016
  • Washington University Regional Cabinet
  • Value Retail News Guest Column – Leasing Headache No.1: Inclusion of Exclusions – May 2016
  • Women in Facility Management: How Women are Reaching Leadership Roles and How Companies Can Help Them Grow – April 2015
  • Real Estate Forum – 2015 Woman of Influence
  • Atlanta Business Chronicle – 2014 and 2015 Who’s Who in the Top 100 Influential Leaders of Atlanta Commercial Real Estate
  • Value Retail News Guest Column – Untangling Lease Co-Tenancy – May 2014
  • The Network Magazine – Women in Management – June 2014
  • Bisnow – 2014 Atlanta Power Women in Commercial Real Estate
  • Value Retail News Guest Column – The Fab Five: Outlet Clauses to Live By
  • Commercial Real Estate Show – Retail Development & Tenant Trends
  • Globe Street.com – Inside the Outlet Mall Boom
  • Atlanta Journal Constitution – Aiming For the Top
  • Frequent speaker at International Council of Shopping Centers


P: 770.226.1345
F: 678.965.1750
M: 404.308.3080


Commercial Real Estate


  • Emory University School of Law, J.D. with Distinction, Order of the Coif 1980
  • Georgia State University, Certification in Spanish-English Translation 1982
  • Washington University in St. Louis, B.A. in Political Science and Spanish 1977