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Miriam J. Dent

Senior Counsel
2021 Best Lawyers
2019 Chambers


Miriam Dent has extensive experience in all aspects of real estate business transactions on a nationwide basis. Ms. Dent specializes in complex, multi-state multi-property commercial real estate acquisitions and dispositions.  She also has expertise in asset based finance, with emphasis on sale-leaseback transactions with REITs, and has represented both landlords and tenants in all areas of commercial leasing, including office, retail and multi-use developments.

Ms. Dent is recognized by Chambers USA as a Leading Lawyer in Real Estate.

Representative Experience

  • Represented a national NYSE-listed senior housing company in numerous multi-state, multi-facility acquisitions and dispositions;
  • Represented tenants in multi-property sale-leaseback arrangements with REITs, including subsequent restructurings/workouts;
  • Represented a NYSE-listed paper packaging company in connection with acquisitions of multiple manufacturing plants and paper mills;
  • Represented a quick-serve food franchise in connection with all aspects of development and expansion, including acquisitions, ground leases, commercial leases and related matters; and
  • Represented a mobile telecommunications service provider with all aspects of real estate leasing, acquisitions and related matters.

Professional & Community Activities

  • Atlanta Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • American Bar Association

Professional Recognition

  • Recognized as a Leading Lawyer in Real Estate by Chambers USA
  • Named by The Best Lawyers in America© - Corporate Law

Alternate Biographies




  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, Associate Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review; Order of the Coif
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Miami University

Judicial Clerkships

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia