Dan McRae is a partner in the Atlanta office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. He leads the team that handles financing and investing in projects. In the past, he has managed finance and investment transactions amounting to billions of dollars.
Known for his expertise in finance and incentives, Mr. McRae is frequently retained by companies or communities to help them obtain successful project locations.
Mr. McRae was the first attorney to be elected a director of the Georgia Economic Developers Association. He has helped members of Georgia’s general assembly draft economic development legislation that has become law in the state of Georgia.
As a member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers, Mr. McRae is listed in the “Red Book” directory of nationally recognized bond lawyers. He represents a number of public authorities that issue bonds in Georgia, and is one of few attorneys in Georgia to have closed a variety of synthetic lease and bondable lease financings. He is also active in such real estate industry associations as Corenet.
Mr. McRae publishes Quick Takes, a newsletter about economic development and finance. He is a faculty member for the University of Georgia’s Fanning Institute, which trains development authority board members. He has presented for the American Bar Association, the National Association of Bond Lawyers, the Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia, the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia, and various other colleges and universities. Mr. McRae is also active in the field of mergers and acquisitions and equity finance. He belongs to the Association for Corporate Growth, a professional association for the mergers and acquisitions industry. He is also a member of the American Bar Association’s Negotiated Acquisitions Committee, which has published a series of model acquisition documents and commentaries.
- J.D., Emory University School of Law (1973) with distinction
Order of the Coif
- B.A., Emory University (1968)
Phi Beta Kappa
- American Bar Association (Negotiated Acquisitions Committee)
- Association for Corporate Growth
- Georgia Economic Developers Association
- National Association of Bond Lawyers