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03.02.2016 Firm News

Williams Mullen Welcomes Real Estate Partner Wyatt Booth

Williams Mullen is pleased to announce that Wyatt Booth has joined the firm’s Real Estate practice as a Partner in the Raleigh office. Mr. Booth brings a diverse skill set to the firm developed over 15 years of handling real estate development transactions involving shopping centers, corporate offices, hotels, condominiums and residential subdivisions. Before joining Williams Mullen, Mr. Booth was a Partner at Vandeventer Black LLP in Raleigh.  

He also has represented landowners and developers before local and state governmental agencies regarding various zoning, land use, environmental and development permit matters. Mr. Booth also has significant experience with right of way and easement acquisitions, representing both public bodies and landowners.

“We are thrilled to welcome Wyatt to our Real Estate team,” Williams Mullen Real Estate practice Chair John Mercer said. “Wyatt brings a diverse set of skills in real estate and local government representation that will help our clients not only in North Carolina but also throughout our footprint.”

Mr. Booth has experience representing developers and community associations on issues such as drafting, amending and interpreting documents; developer transition; enforcement of covenants; financing and fund management; assessment collection and foreclosures; and insurance and management concerns. He has nearly 15 years of experience as a municipal attorney, and he has served as the Town Attorney for the Town of Manteo since 2010

“We are very happy to add Wyatt to our Real Estate team,” Williams Mullen Carolinas Managing Partner David Paulson said. “His experience in real estate development, municipal matters and zoning will be valuable to our clients.”

In addition, Mr. Booth has extensive real property litigation experience, particularly focusing on eminent domain and land use litigation, as well as contract disputes and business torts. He also represents clients in the purchase and sale of closely held businesses, including stock purchase agreements, sales of membership interests and entity formations.

Mr. Booth received his Juris Doctor degree from the Washington & Lee University School of Law and his Bachelor of Science degree from North Carolina State University.