T. Treadwell Syfan
Tread Syfan, a partner in the firm, specializes in municipal bond law, securities law, commercial real estate matters and commercial lending.
As bond counsel, Tread assists local governments in Northeast Georgia in obtaining tax-exempt financing for infrastructure projects, primarily schools and water and sewer improvements. As counsel for two development authorities, he assists in obtaining industrial development bond financing for regional projects. Tread also represents lenders and developers in commercial lending and commercial real estate transactions. He specializes in securities law for entities raising capital through private placements of securities.
Professional and Community Recognition
Active in numerous civic organizations, Tread has served as chairman of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, chairman of the Gainesville-Hall County Economic Development Council and president of the Hall County YMCA. He has also served on the boards of numerous civic organizations. He is currently on the board of Glory, Hope & Life, Inc., a charitable organization that aids cancer patients.
A native of Gainesville, Tread has an undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia, a law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law and a master’s degree in taxation from Emory University School of Law.
T. Treadwell Syfan | In The News
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (January 23, 2019) – A $10.5 million settlement was reached this week in the aftermath of a 2017 landmark trial that involved one of Hall County’s largest civil jury verdicts – and a national insurance company that initially refused to pay. The case...
John Marshall Melvin, a well-respected attorney and name partner with Stewart Melvin & Frost, passed away on June 9, 2019. Mr. Melvin retired in 2009 after a distinguished career in real estate law that spanned over 40 years. His law career was just one part of...
Frank Willett Armstrong, a community leader, well-respected attorney and partner at Stewart Melvin & Frost, passed away on May 16, 2019. Born in Savannah, Mr. Armstrong grew up in Macon. After receiving his law degree at Mercer University, he served in the United...