SUTO LAW PC   -
Suto Law PC
Alexander W. Suto, aka "Al Suto"
5500 Frederica Road, Suite 2207
St. Simons Island, Georgia

Formerly a partner with Troutman Sanders LLP 
and Alston & Bird LLP in Atlanta, Georgia
 
 
Profile Information:     
Alexander Suto has supreme experience in business and legal matters. He began his practice in Atlanta, Georgia in after he graduated from Emory School of Law. The field of law he became involved with is Commercial Real Estate and Business. He dealt with diverse matters that included the structuring and formation of various business entities, limited liability companies and joint ventures’. He was in partnerships that managed the acquisition and dispositions of companies and their tangible assets. He has been very involved in asset based financing, retail leasing, loan workouts, dispute resolution and foreclosures. He was president of a private investment company that would acquire, renovate and sell apartment rentals and complexes. Furthermore, he co-partnered an investment company that consulted clients in the act of the acquisition of close to $600 million dollars in real estate properties. Recently he has become a state certified mediator. According to his experience he is able to serve as a consultant in ADR mediation along with other forms of dispute resolution.                                                                                                          

 
Law Practice Experience:     
From the beginning Al served as counsel to several institutions with the structure and formation of several investment entities. These entities invested over $7 Billion dollars in real estate assets in the United States. Soon after, he consulted a Fortune 500 Company at the time which called itself Rubbermaid, in advising them with a build to suit lease for its corporate headquarters. He then consulted a developer with the leasing of pre-owned in-line stores in regional malls in Florida.
 
Several domestic investors used his consultation with the structuring and formation of several investment entities that decided to purchase $250 million dollars in real estate assets. As he became more prominent in his field of law, he consulted investment funds acquiring and financing over 65 offices and retail properties including areas in 5 major cities such as Washington D.C., Boston, Chicago, San Francisco and Atlanta. 

He later guided an investment fund with the sale of an entity that owned 2,500 apartment rentals in various cities in the southeast region of the U.S. He secured a $10 million dollar by an office building in Atlanta, Georgia and the subsequent workout loan to a lender he was counseling. He also counseled a property receiver with litigation for collection amounts by a building owner to the receiver. 

He has many experiences guiding entity and apartment investors with workout loans secured by apartment communities and entity developments. He’s consulted investment advisors with initial stock offering of real estate investment trust ("REIT").  And over the years he’s consulted members of an LLC and various creditors in foreclosures, law suits, and other proceeding debt collection obligations.                                                                                


 
 

                                                                                                                                                                               
Education:
 Emory University School of  Law
J.D. with distinction
University of Virginia
B.S.B.A in finance

Bar Admissions:
Georgia           
    
Organizations:
 State Bar of Georgia
Brunswick, Georgia, Bar Association
Atlanta, Georgia Bar Association         
National Association of Office and Industrial Properties
Urban Land Institute 
Rotary of Brunswick, Georgia
Brunswick, Georgia Chamber of Commerce        

Publications:
"The Answers in the Balance Sheet"
   - Fulton County Daily Report (October, 2008)                                                                  
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