Coleman Talley LLP is pleased to announce that associate attorneys Edward Cochran and Ryan Spell have been elected to the partnership effective January 1, 2020.

“Both of these attorneys have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to the highest level of client service and continue to cultivate a workplace environment where ideas and people have an opportunity to flourish,” said Justin Scott, Managing Partner.  “The firm’s admission of these new partners reflects our commitment to organic growth, and we look forward to their continued success and leadership as Partners of the firm.”

About Edward Cochran

Edward Cochran is a Partner practicing in the firm’s Valdosta office.  Edward concentrates his practice in commercial real estate, commercial transactions, affordable housing, and banking. Edward has significant experience representing both developers and lenders in commercial real estate transactions.

A native of Bainbridge, GA, Edward received his B.B.A. in both Real Estate and Marketing from the University of Georgia in 2000, and his J.D. cum laude from Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law in 2013. Edward is a member of the Real Estate Section of the Georgia Bar Association.

Prior to practicing law, Edward worked in the real estate industry focusing on commercial real estate brokerage, development, and asset management.

About Ryan Spell

Ryan Spell is a Partner in the Atlanta office whose law practice focuses on the areas of commercial real estate and secured real estate lending. Pursuant to this practice, Ryan assists clients in the financing, acquisition, development, and disposition of commercial real estate, with an emphasis in multi-family, and assists financial institutions in closing secured loan transactions.

A native of Hahira, Georgia, Ryan graduated from Valdosta State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2006. Ryan obtained his Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the University of Georgia in 2008 and his Juris Doctor (JD) degree in 2011 from Mercer University. Ryan is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the American Bar Association.

About Coleman Talley LLP

Coleman Talley LLP is a leading mid-size law firm dedicated to providing trusted legal services for more than eight decades.  The firm is committed to fostering industry-focused and lasting client relationships, representing clients throughout the Southeastern United States from offices in Valdosta and Atlanta, Georgia and Jacksonville, Florida.