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We are excited to welcome two new attorneys to the KKG team as associates, Catalina Jimenez and Brian Tobias. Catalina and Brian were summer associates during our 2020 summer program and both recently graduated from the Emory University School of Law.

Meet Catalina:

Catalina’s practice focuses primarily on commercial real estate transactions, including commercial leasing, construction and development, acquisitions and dispositions, financing, and other matters relating to the ownership and management of commercial properties.

At Emory Law School, Catalina earned the Transactional Law and Skills Certificate for completion of the transactional law curriculum. Additionally, while at Emory Law, Catalina served as the President of the Banking and Financial Institutions Law Society, and Managing Editor of one of the Emory’s Corporate Governance and Accountability Review law journal. Prior to attending Emory Law School, Catalina earned a bachelor’s degree from Emory University with a major in philosophy, concentrating in social science and law.

Outside of the office, Catalina volunteers with the Safe and Stable Homes Program at the Atlanta Volunteer Legal Foundation (AVLF). Catalina also enjoys hiking with her dog, playing volleyball and tennis, and spending time with family and friends.

Meet Brian:

Brian Tobias’ practice focuses primarily on commercial real estate law with an emphasis on real estate finance. He is regularly involved in representing lenders during all stages of the Small Business Administration and United States Department of Agriculture loan closing processes. Brian also has experience working with purchasers, sellers, tenants, owners, and property managers in variety of complex real estate transactions and leasing matters.

Brian has lived in Atlanta since 2014 where, after earning his bachelor’s degree from Emory University, he graduated from Emory Law School with honors in 2021. He held multiple research assistant positions while at Emory Law School, working closely with distinguished professors. Outside of the office, Brian enjoys following the Atlanta Falcons, fishing, and discussing great movies with his friends and family.