William I. Eskridge

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Mr. Eskridge joined the firm in 1997 and attained shareholder status in 2002. He is a member of the real estate practice group and currently serves on the firm’s management committee. His practice encompasses a wide range of real estate law, including commercial real estate, real estate development, financial and title, and residential real estate. After graduating from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1995, he practiced law with a Birmingham firm in addition to developing real estate in Prattville, Alabama.

Mr. Eskridge has represented lenders, developers, and syndicators in numerous affordable housing, historic redevelopment and market rate projects, with emphasis on tax credit projects. He routinely handles various real estate transactions, developments and leasing, including shopping centers, apartments, office buildings, condominiums, residential properties, agricultural properties, warehouse properties, timberland and recreational properties.

Practice Highlights

Represented developers in connection with acquisition, development and leasing of retail shopping centers

Represented developers in connection with acquisition, development and leasing of offices

Represented developers in connection with acquisition, development and leasing of apartments

Represented tax credit syndicator in acquisition of membership interest and limited partnership
interest with historical tax credits and low income housing tax credits

Represented bank in sale of multimillion-dollar loan and restructuring of various multimillion-dollar loans

Represented developers in acquisition and development of single family traditional neighborhood and suburban neighborhoods

Negotiated retail leases with national tenants on behalf of clients

Honors and Awards

Mr. Eskridge is AV peer review rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and has also been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for over nine years.

Presentations

Often called upon to speak at seminars and client meetings

Address at recent real estate developers conference regarding “the closing process”

Community Involvement

Mr. Eskridge is a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Montgomery, where he currently serves as a member of the Vestry. He is also a past board member of the Central Alabama Chapter of the Red Cross and the Montgomery Humane Society.

Mr. Eskridge joined the firm in 1997 and attained shareholder status in 2002. He is a member of the real estate practice group and currently serves on the firm’s management committee. His practice encompasses a wide range of real estate law, including commercial real estate, real estate development, financial and title, and residential real estate. After graduating from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1995, he practiced law with a Birmingham firm in addition to developing real estate in Prattville, Alabama.

Mr. Eskridge has represented lenders, developers, and syndicators in numerous affordable housing, historic redevelopment and market rate projects, with emphasis on tax credit projects. He routinely handles various real estate transactions, developments and leasing, including shopping centers, apartments, office buildings, condominiums, residential properties, agricultural properties, warehouse properties, timberland and recreational properties.

Practice Highlights

Represented developers in connection with acquisition, development and leasing of retail shopping centers

Represented developers in connection with acquisition, development and leasing of offices

Represented developers in connection with acquisition, development and leasing of apartments

Represented tax credit syndicator in acquisition of membership interest and limited partnership
interest with historical tax credits and low income housing tax credits

Represented bank in sale of multimillion-dollar loan and restructuring of various multimillion-dollar loans

Represented developers in acquisition and development of single family traditional neighborhood and suburban neighborhoods

Negotiated retail leases with national tenants on behalf of clients

Honors and Awards

Mr. Eskridge is AV peer review rated by Martindale-Hubbell, and has also been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for over nine years.

Presentations

Often called upon to speak at seminars and client meetings

Address at recent real estate developers conference regarding “the closing process”

Community Involvement

Mr. Eskridge is a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Montgomery, where he currently serves as a member of the Vestry. He is also a past board member of the Central Alabama Chapter of the Red Cross and the Montgomery Humane Society.

  • B.S., University of Alabama (Corporate Finance and Investment Management - Omicron Delta Epsilon Economics Honor Society), 1991
  • J.D., University of Alabama School of Law, 1995
  • Alabama State Bar
  • American Bar Association
  • Montgomery County Bar