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Category Archives: Press Releases

New Hire: Taylor Strickland
DPSS is excited to announce a new associate has joined the firm. Taylor Strickland is the newest member to the litigation department, and comes to us from the University of Georgia School of Law as a previous participant in our summer clerkship program. To learn more about Taylor, click here. Read Full Article
Posted by DPSS Legal on 11.15.16 in Announcements, Press Releases
DPSS Facilitates Sale of 43,000-acre ranch to the Osage Nation
The DPSS real estate team, led by partners Rutherford Seydel and Josh Marks, quarterbacked the sale this summer of Bluestem Ranch, a 43,000-acre bison and sporting ranch in Oklahoma owned by clients Bluestem, LLC and Marquis, LLC to the Osage Nation.   The Osage celebrated the acquisition with a ceremony August 24th at Bluestem that attracted […] Read Full Article
Rutherford Seydel Named JAMES’ 2016 “Most Influential.”
JAMES Magazine, Georgia’s statewide political and business magazine, recognized DPSS Partner Rutherford Seydel as part of its 2016 “Most Influential” list. JAMES Magazine, published by InsiderAdvantage, is an Internet news agency that brings business, political, and cultural issues of interests to Georgians. The magazine specializes in political and public policy news and is one of […] Read Full Article
Posted by DPSS Legal on 3.31.16 in Announcements, Press Releases
2015 Fall Recap
Happy New Year from DPSS! We are thankful for each of our clients, and look forward to serving you further in 2016. To illustrate the multi-specialty practice areas of our firm, here are some highlights of our representation from last fall: Continued representation of one of the country’s leading closers of government-guaranteed and traditional loans; […] Read Full Article
New Hires: Chelsea Swanson & Andrew Whittaker
We are pleased to announce we have two new associates on board! Chelsea Swanson and Andrew Whittaker are recent graduates from the University of Georgia School of Law, and both join us as previous participants in our summer clerkship program. Andrew is a part of the Commercial Lending and Litigation Groups, and Chelsea is a […] Read Full Article
Posted by DPSS Legal on 11.25.15 in Announcements, Press Releases
UGA’s Odum School of Ecology names scholarship in honor of Rutherford Seydel
The University of Georgia’s Odum School of Ecology (“School”) has created the Seydel Award in Sustainability and Conservation in honor of Rutherford Seydel’s service to the School as founding chair of the Odum School IDEA Advisory Board (“Board”). The School and the Board have been significant actors in making the University of Georgia a more […] Read Full Article
Posted by DPSS Legal on 11.16.15 in Press Releases, Sustainability
Brad Simpson named Partner.
DPSS is proud to announce that Brad Simpson has been named a Partner of the Firm effective August 1, 2014. Brad joined the firm in September, 2007 as part of the Commercial Lending Group and continues to practice in that area. For a complete overview of Brad’s experience and practice areas, click here. Read Full Article
Posted by DPSS Legal on 8.5.14 in Announcements, Press Releases
Davis, Pickren, Seydel & Sneed Closes $25 Million Deal on Jekyll Island
Record Rural Development Loan to Spur Expansion, Job Growth ATLANTA (July 9, 2013) – Davis, Pickren, Seydel & Sneed, LLP (www.dpsslegal.com) of Atlanta has assisted in the negotiation and closing of $25 million in loans for the construction of a 200-room, convention-class, full-service Westin Hotel for a scheduled opening in September 2014 on the beachfront […] Read Full Article
Posted by DPSS Legal on 7.9.13 in Press Releases
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Recent Loan Closings

DPSS partner Terry Pickren had an exciting end of 2016, closing several large deals benefiting a variety of clients. Outlined Read Full Article