Weissman PC's Frank Brown Honored by Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association
November 14, 2016
Real estate and litigation law firm, Weissman, is pleased to announce that shareholder Frank O. Brown, Jr., received the Greater Atlanta Home Builder Association’s (HBA) top honor, the 2016 Lewis Cenker Award. This is the HBA’s most prestigious award honoring an individual’s lifetime achievements and contributions to the advancement of the housing industry.
“I am honored to be recognized by the HBA,” comments Frank Brown. “The organization and its charitable arms provide important services to the Atlanta housing market and broader community. It is my privilege to be associated with them.”
Committed to a responsible housing industry, Frank has provided legal counsel to the HBA for over 25 years and was officially named General Counsel of the Home Builders in 2006. He has also served as pro bono counsel to the HBA’s Certified Professional Home Builder Program (promoting the highest professionalism in building), the HBA’s HomeAid Atlanta program (matching builders with the needs of homeless shelters), and the HBA’s EarthCraft Homes program (providing environmentally responsible housing). He has authored the Legal Corner column in their monthly publication Atlanta Building News since 2004. Frank serves on the Action Fund, which oversees legal actions the HBA takes, and writes amicus briefs for Government Affairs department use. He has also drafted the HBA’s contracts and other legal documents.
In his legal practice, Frank counsels, litigates, arbitrates, and mediates for developers, general contractors, property owners, lenders, investors, and others relating to construction, development, real estate, and loan disputes. His experience includes permitting and governmental regulations, environmental law compliance, contracts and warranties, construction defects, design defects, condemnation, zoning, title issues, title insurance, easements, covenants encroachments and ad valorem taxation.
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