Construction Law * Business Law * Consumer Law * Commercial Collections * Real Estate Law
Welcome to Merbaum & Becker, P.C.
What We Do
Merbaum & Becker, P.C. is a law firm located in Alpharetta, Fulton County, Georgia. Our firm represents clients in matters relating to construction law, commercial and individual collections, landlord-tenant issues, business law, and civil litigation. We also provide representation relating to debt collection defense and negotiation, HOA and Condo Association assessment collection and negotiations with banks relating to short sales or loan repayment. We provide representation to homeowners facing confirmation actions after foreclosure. We are experienced in real estate litigation relating to property disputes, nuisance, trespass, property damage and claims arising out of the purchase and sale of real estate.
David J. Merbaum was born in Jamaica, Queens, New York. He received his bachelors degree in history from Queens College, and graduated from Emory University School of Law in May 1988. After starting as an associate with a small firm who represented surety companies and contractors, he started his own firm in 1996. He has served as lead counsel on many jury and bench trials and well as numerous arbitration proceedings.
Andrew J. Becker was born in Massachusetts. He received his bachelors degrees in both History and Computer Science from Brandeis University and a Master of Arts in European History from Brandeis. He later graduated from Emory University School of Law. After joining the firm in 2005, he was named partner in 2016. His areas of expertise include construction law, business litigation, landlord/tenant, and civil appeals.
Core Practice Areas
We represent many players in the construction industry including contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, architects, engineers, and bonding companies. We offer contract review and analysis, legal notices, and legal representation at mediation, arbitration or litigation.
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Private Party Law
Representation of individuals is a core area of our practice. We can assist in defense of debt collectors, bank foreclosure, and disputes relating to real estate including nuisances, government taking, trespass, and issues relating to the purchase and sale of real estate.
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Small Business Law
Small business owners will find that we can provide legal services in a very cost effective manner. Common services that are critical to a small business include contract preparation and review, landlord-tenant issues, business formation/dissolution, and collection of debts.
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Our firm has grown through referrals which is a result of the excellent results we have obtained for clients over the years. We are also committed to our legal community and the community in general. We provide pro-bono services throughout the year and provide hours of free advice when appropriate.