Alison B. Jones

Alison B. Jones

Alston & Bird LLP

Recognized since 2018

Atlanta, Georgia

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law

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Alison Jones is a partner within the firm's Real Estate Finance & Investment Group. Alison focuses her practice on the representation of a broad range of real estate investors and participants, including developers, REITS, private funds as well as institutional funds and life companies. Her clients are engaged in developments, acquisitions and joint ventures across the United States and involving various product types. . She also has significant experience on multisite, multijurisdictional portfolio transactions, including her role as lead real estate counsel on the six million acre transaction often described as the “largest land sale since the Louisiana Purchase.”

Alison has been included as a “Rising Star” in Super Lawyers magazine. She is a member of the Atlanta Bar Association and the Real Property Section of the State Bar of Georgia. She is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Commercial Real Estate Women of Atlanta and the National Association of Women Lawyers. Alison is the co-leader of the firm’s Women’s Initiative.

Alison is an active community volunteer with several women and children’s groups. She is currently serving as board chair of the Atlanta Children’s Shelter, and she is also a member of the board of trustees for the Georgia State University Foundation.


  • One Atlantic Center, Suite 4900
    1201 West Peachtree Street
    Atlanta, GA 30309-3424


  • Georgia State University , J.D., graduated 2000

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, Georgia


  • Atlanta Bar Association - Member
  • Commercial Real Estate Women - Member
  • International Council of Shopping Centers - Member
  • National Association of Women Lawyers - Member
  • State Bar of Georgia - Member

Alston & Bird LLP
Headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia

242 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Real Estate Law

Representative Matter Experience

Counsel to a leading investment bank’s programmatic investments in single-tenant, “triple-net” assets nationwide.

Representative Transaction Experience

  • Counsel to a $6 billion public REIT in connection with the company’s retail shopping center acquisitions in the Southeast and California.
  • Counsel to one of the world’s largest paper and packaging companies. Representative experience includes the $6 billion acquisition of another company’s containerboard, packaging and recycling assets, which included 100 facilities in 30 states, and the $6.6 billion divestiture of approximately six million acres of forestlands and associated business operations.
  • Counsel to one of the country’s largest privately owned national industrial development companies in respect to industrial leasing matters. Representative transactions include a $600 million logistics and transportation hub, and a 1,000,000 square foot distribution facility.

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