Lawton Jordan is a partner at Williams Teusink. Lawton’s practice focuses on the acquisition and development of commercial real estate, business transactions, land-use matters and has a wide range of experience in commercial leasing, property sales and purchases. Lawton frequently drafts and negotiates purchase and sale agreements, easements, operating agreements, and various other real estate and corporate documents.
Lawton also has an active land-use practice in which he advocates for and against rezonings, variances, stream buffer encroachments and other land use entitlements, and he regularly appears before governmental bodies and commissions as well as courts with respect to such matters.
Lawton has been selected for inclusion in the “Legal Elite” by Georgia Trend magazine. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and the Atlanta Bar Association, and is a past member of the executive committee of the Real Property Section of the State Bar.
Lawton graduated from Wake Forest University in 1993 and received his J.D. in 2000 from the University of Georgia School of Law. Lawton was appointed by Governor Nathan Deal to the Georgia Ethics Commission, which he chaired until 2017, and served on the Atlanta Task Force for the Promotion of Public Trust following his appointment by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms in 2019. Lawton and his wife, Jen Jordan are residents of the City of Sandy Springs, Fulton County, Georgia.