Evie M.


Evie Hightower is a member of the Real Estate Practice Group and focuses on commercial real estate matters. She counsels commercial banks, mixed use and retail developers, pension fund administrators, timber investment management organizations, REITs and industrial developers on an array of real estate finance and development matters. Evie also represents clients on joint venture negotiations, commercial office, industrial and retail leasing, and sales and acquisitions.

Prior to joining the firm, Evie, a graduate of Sutherland Scholars, participated in the firm’s Summer Associate program.

Awards and Rankings

Named among “Top 40 under 40” by The National Black Lawyers (2015)

Professional Activities

Member, Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia
Member, Atlanta Regional Commission, Millennial Advisory Panel
Board of Directors and Secretary, Coalition to Advance Atlanta, Inc.
Board Member, Civil Service Board, City of Atlanta, Georgia
  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, Dean's Scholar; Senior Editor, Journal of Constitutional Law
  • Certificate, Business, Economics, and Public Policy, The Wharton School
  • B.A., summa cum laude with honors, Howard University
Bar Admissions
  • Georgia
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Our Story

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is an international law firm helping the Fortune 100, industry leaders, sector innovators and business entrepreneurs solve their biggest challenges and reach their business goals. Dedicated to unfaltering excellence in client service, we are known for our business savvy and industry intelligence, providing creative and custom solutions for each of our clients. Industry and business experience makes the difference for our clients.

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