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Charles T. Sharbaugh

Charles T. Sharbaugh

Of Counsel

Overview

Charlie Sharbaugh’s practice focuses on the representation of private equity funds in acquisitions, dispositions and joint venture arrangements with respect to real estate assets. This includes representation of funds and other investors in the acquisition of distressed assets and loans.

Charles also has experience in asset-based financing, lending arrangements, joint ventures, restructuring of debt obligations, and partnerships and limited liability companies, including partnerships with foreign capital sources and construction companies.

He has substantial experience in the representation of lenders in secured transactions, sale and disposition of large assets and asset pools, sale leaseback transactions, and Section 42 tax credit transactions.

His industry experience covers all asset types including hotel, resort and recreation, office, health care facilities, multi-family, industrial and retail. He also has extensive experience in financing home builders, hotel, and other portfolio companies.

Representative transactions include:

  • Key Bank - representation of lender in loan secured by a portfolio of FHLMC variable rate mortgage loans evidenced by certificates issued by FHLMC
  • City of Atlanta - Ponce City Market
  • Oaktree Capital Management - investment in Renaissance Hotel, located at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
  • Ares Real Estate Funds - multi-tier private equity investment in a portfolio of hotels located throughout the Southeast
  • Key Bank - several debt investments in multi-state portfolios of health care facilities

Recognition

  • Listed consistently in Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Business Lawyers , Real Estate

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
    • Board of Directors
  • Member, The Atlanta Opera
    • Board of Directors
  •  Member, Midtown Alliance
    • Board of Directors
  • Member, The Woodruff Arts Center
  • Member, Kennesaw State University Foundation
    • Board of Trustees
  • Member, Druid Hills Golf Club 
    • Board of Directors
    •  Former President 
  • Member, Zoo Atlanta 
    • Former Officer, Board of Directors
    • Member, Zoo Atlanta Leadership Council 
  • Member, The Urban Land Institute
    • Former member, Atlanta Steering Committee
  • Southeastern Region of UNICEF 
    • Former member, Board of Directors

Credentials

Education
  • The Pennsylvania State University (B.A. in Economics, with honors, 1971)
  • Duke University School of Law (J.D., with honors, 1974)
Bar Admissions
  • Georgia

Background

  • Partner, Paul Hastings, Atlanta 

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