Education
J.D., University of Georgia 1983
B.B.A., University of Georgia 1980
Admissions
Georgia trial and appellate courts
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia
U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
With over three decades of experience handling issues related to all aspects of business, banking and commercial lending, land use, local government, estate planning, and probate, Gregory C. “Greg” Sowell brings an “outside the box” approach to solving problems.

Greg has extensive experience working with varied business interests such as banks (community and national), commercial financing, public financing (including general obligation and revenue bonds), local governments (cities, counties, boards of education and development authorities), franchised operations, telecommunications enterprises, agribusiness, and all facets of commercial real estate.

Greg has taught general banking and business law to bank employees on behalf of both the Community Bankers Association of Georgia and the American Institute of Banking.  He also taught business law at the college level as an Adjunct Professor for 20 years and he has served as a Special Master in a number of condemnation cases.

Greg took a three year leave of absence from the private practice of law to return to his alma mater as Senior Director of Law School Advancement at the University of Georgia School of Law.  During his tenure, total giving to the law school more than doubled and annual giving through the Law School Fund grew by 35%.  Now back in private practice, Greg continues to serve as an Adjunct Professor at Georgia Law while representing a variety of business and governmental clients including the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County, the Georgia Department of Transportation (as a Special Assistant Attorney General), and the Athens Downtown Development Authority.

Greg is a former member of the State Bar’s Board of Governors as well as the State Bar’s Disciplinary Board.  He is a member of the Lawyers Club of Atlanta and the Old War Horse Lawyers Club.  Greg also is a Past President of the University of Georgia Law School Association.

Greg has an AV® Preeminent™ rating by Martindale-Hubbell.