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Chris Driver

  • Acted as buyer’s counsel and seller’s counsel in multi-million dollar commercial projects.
  • Represented seller in sale of 500+ billboard easements across multiple states.
  • Successfully defended local business owner in real estate covenant dispute with Fortune 500 grocery retailer.
  • Successfully represented developer and property owners in overturning rezoning denial of multi-million dollar commercial development project.
  • Successfully defended local government in multiple rezoning challenges.
  • Served as bond and issuer’s counsel for water and sewer revenue bonds and general obligation and SPLOST bonds.
  • Served as bond issuer’s and borrower’s counsel in acquisition multiple tax exempt and taxable bond transactions.
  • Served as co-bond counsel in energy performance contracts for local housing authority.
  • Represented lenders in financing of large apartment complexes and multi-use commercial project.
  • Represented national and local banks in foreclosure of commercial and residential properties, including representation of clients in confirmation actions and deficiency suits.
  • Successfully defended multiple national restaurant chains against individual and class-action lawsuits claiming customer discrimination.
  • Successfully defended Fortune 500 company in its nationwide collective wage and hour lawsuit.
  • Represented both employer and employee in non-compete/non-solicitation disputes.
  • Prepared comprehensive employment handbooks to medium-sized businesses.

Chris has represented Fortune 500 clients and large corporations in the areas of construction and real estate law. He practices transactional and litigation law, with a focus on the use and enjoyment of real estate, including land use, zoning, eminent domain and property rights. He also practices local government law and is the County Attorney for Columbia County, Georgia. By providing strategic advice for employers of all sizes, Chris counsels his clients on ways to prevent litigation and handle their transactional needs. Additionally, Chris has been instrumental in working with both executors and beneficiaries in disputed estate matters.

  • Chris instructs general contractor associations on liens and subcontractors contract protection. He also speaks to human resource executives on various employment issues, including crafting and updating employee handbooks.
  • “African AIDS Crisis; Implications From the Rise of Managed Care in South Africa.” 30 Georgia Journal International and Competition Law, 305, 2002

Evans, Georgia

7004 Evans Town Center Blvd.
Evans, GA 30809 3rd Floor
Office: 706.722.4481 | Fax: 706.650.0925
Hours: 9:00am-5:30pm

Commercial Acquisitions, Development and Leasing

Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace

Eminent Domain and Condemnation

Employment Counseling & Handbooks

Land Use and Zoning

Lease and Real Estate Disputes

Local Government

Residential Real Estate

American Bar Association

Augusta Bar Association

Institute of City and County Attorneys

State Bar of Georgia Property Law Member

Young Lawyers of Augusta

Boy Scouts Council, Past Board Member

Kiwanis Club of Augusta, Past Board Member

Leadership Columbia County (Class of 2012)

Medical College of Georgia, 1997, B.S., Occupational Therapy

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

University of Georgia School of Law, 2002, J.D.

Honors: Cum Laude; Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law Articles Editor

State Bar of Georgia

South Carolina Bar

Chris is admitted to practice before the Northern and Southern District of Georgia; Georgia Supreme Court; Georgia Court of Appeals and the Superior Courts of Georgia.

Commercial Acquisitions, Development and Leasing

Discrimination and Harassment in the Workplace

Eminent Domain and Condemnation

Employment Counseling & Handbooks

Land Use and Zoning

Lease and Real Estate Disputes

Local Government

Residential Real Estate

American Bar Association

Augusta Bar Association

Institute of City and County Attorneys

State Bar of Georgia Property Law Member

Young Lawyers of Augusta

Boy Scouts Council, Past Board Member

Kiwanis Club of Augusta, Past Board Member

Leadership Columbia County (Class of 2012)

Medical College of Georgia, 1997, B.S., Occupational Therapy

Honors: Summa Cum Laude

University of Georgia School of Law, 2002, J.D.

Honors: Cum Laude; Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law Articles Editor

State Bar of Georgia

South Carolina Bar

Chris is admitted to practice before the Northern and Southern District of Georgia; Georgia Supreme Court; Georgia Court of Appeals and the Superior Courts of Georgia.

Evans, Georgia

7004 Evans Town Center Blvd.
Evans, GA 30809 3rd Floor
Office: 706.722.4481 | Fax: 706.650.0925
Hours: 9:00am-5:30pm

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