Georgia Titan 100 Honors Stephanie Friese
Chamberlain Hrdlicka is pleased to announce that Stephanie Friese Aron, the Atlanta office co-managing shareholder, has earned recognition as a 2023 Georgia Titan 100, an honor that highlights Georgia’s top business leaders. Honorees will accept their awards during an April 27, 2023, event at Zoo Atlanta. The program will also debut the Titan 100 book, which will display Friese in a full-page profile among her fellow award recipients. The full list can be viewed on Titan 100’s website.
“We are proud that Stephanie has been recognized among Georgia’s best in the business community with this honor,” said Larry Campagna, Chamberlain Hrdlicka’s managing shareholder. “In addition to her service to the industry and community, she is a dedicated leader within our firm. She is committed to the success of our clients and excellent service in both her practice and her leadership roles in our law firm.”
The annual Georgia Titan 100 received 225 applicants for this year’s competition spanning a diverse range of industries, including technology, manufacturing, education, health care, legal, construction/real estate, staffing, professional services, hospitality, transportation, and nonprofit organizations.
Friese serves in various leadership positions at Chamberlain Hrdlicka, including chair of the firm’s Real Estate Practice and a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. In these roles, she fosters collaboration across the firm’s four national offices, leading attorneys with strong backgrounds in real estate and other practice areas to provide effective counsel for clients on commercial real estate transactions. Under her leadership, the Atlanta office has grown by more than 21% in the last two years and is viewed as a driver of the firm’s transactional and tax practices growth.
As a highly-respected real estate attorney, Friese manages several aspects of commercial real estate transactions and has negotiated multimillion dollar contracts. She primarily works with landlords and represents Fortune 100 tenants in locations across the nation, as well as several Fortune 500 clients in leasing matters, acquisitions, and dispositions. Friese counsels clients involved in real estate litigation and dispute resolutions, including foreclosures, evictions and federal enforcement actions. Her clients typically own, develop and manage commercial office, retail, multifamily and industrial properties across the United States.
Her dedication to her real estate clients has earned additional accolades from her peers in Best Lawyers in America and by Georgia Super Lawyers.
As an active member in the commercial real estate and legal community, Friese is a past president of the Georgia Association of Women Lawyers and Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Atlanta, and she remains actively involved in both organizations, which lean heavily on past presidents for their continued advice, fundraising and programming. She is a former board member of the Atlanta Women’s Foundation and the Atlanta Commercial Board of Realtors.
Friese earned her law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law and undergraduate degrees from Stetson University and Andrew College.
About Georgia Titan 100
The Georgia Titan 100 program recognizes the top 100 CEOs & C-level executives. The honorees are the area’s most accomplished business leaders in their industry using criteria that includes demonstrating exceptional leadership, vision and passion in their field.