Stuart Halpern is a partner at WSWGS and practices primarily in the areas of residential and commercial real estate, development and leasing, business transactions and administration, estate planning and probate, municipal law and civil litigation.
Stuart has broad experience in real estate matters, and is actively involved in residential and commercial closings. He regularly negotiates and drafts leases and purchase and sale contracts on behalf of his clients and has extensive experience representing clients in connection with various landlord and tenant disputes.
Stuart has often served as counsel to the City of Savannah for municipal eminent domain work and other real estate matters. He also frequently represents developers throughout the state of Georgia on solar energy projects and in 2019 served as a panelist at the State Bar of Georgia's commercial real estate seminar regarding solar energy projects.
Stuart is admitted to practice in the states of Georgia and South Carolina. He received his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business with a major in Finance and earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2014 as a Sigmund A. Cohn Scholarship Recipient for all three years in law school. Stuart is a member of the Savannah Bar Association, the State Bar of Georgia, the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia, and the South Carolina Bar Association. He also serves as a member of the Board of Governors of the Savannah Jewish Federation.
Stuart is married to Brooke Halpern, who is an internal medicine physician in Savannah, and they have a son, Bennett.