Senior Counsel

Ruth A. Hughes

Practice Areas
  • Commercial Development & Leasing

Ruth Hughes represents clients in all phases of the commercial real estate process, and has extensive experience in acquisition, leasing, development, disposition and financing of mixed-use, retail, office, industrial and multifamily properties throughout the United States.

Representative Experience

  • Represented multi-family client in the acquisition, financing and disposition of more than 25 apartment complexes in the Southeast.
  • Represented industrial developer in the acquisition of raw land for the development of distribution centers in the Southeast and Midwest.
  • Represented landlord in the negotiation of retail, restaurant and offices leases for a 2 million square foot mixed-use development in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Represented landlord in the negotiation of office leases for a 2.1 million square foot office park located in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Represented manufacturing client in the disposition and leasing of real estate assets in Massachusetts, Colorado, California, Ohio, North Carolina, Kentucky, Mississippi and Georgia.


  • Georgia State University College of Law, J.D., 2011
  • Jacksonville State University, B.A. in Political Science, 1992


  • Coverage in National Real Estate Investor

Industry Engagement

  • Member, State Bar of Georgia, including Georgia Court of Appeals and the Georgia Supreme Court


  • AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Fun Stuff

Ruth enjoys watching true crime dramas, reading historical non-fiction and taking long drives through the mountains.

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