When clients are faced with a commercial real estate or public finance transaction, they need a detail-oriented, efficient and practical problem solver like Amber. Amber represents institutions, investors and developers in equity, development and tax abatement transactions across the U.S., as well as governmental entities in public finance transactions. Amber Pelot is a partner in Alston & Bird’s Real Estate Finance & Investment Group and co-leader of the firm’s Government & Economic Incentives Team. Amber advises clients on commercial real estate projects spanning a number of asset classes, including industrial, multifamily, office, retail, and mixed-use. In addition to focusing on commercial real estate acquisition, ground-up development, leasing, and disposition matters, she advises clients on economic development incentives, serving as bond counsel, special counsel, and local counsel in bonds-for-title and other incentive transactions. Amber is committed to forming multiyear, multideal relationships with her clients, always seeking to invest fully in her clients and to understand how the contemplated project fits into the big picture. Amber is listed in The Best Lawyers in America© in the Real Estate category. She is a graduate of the Urban Land Institute’s Center for Leadership Class of 2018–2019 and a graduate of Leadership Buckhead. She is a member of the board of directors of Cool Girls, serving as chair of the Resource Development Committee. Amber also served as a fellowship associate at Habitat for Humanity International through the Alston & Bird Fellowship Program. Amber received her J.D., magna cum laude, and her M.B.A., summa cum laude, from Mercer University. She earned her B.B.A., summa cum laude, in economics and finance from the University of West Georgia.