Cory Close, an associate, joined the firm in 2013 and is an essential member of the commercial litigation team. He practices in all areas of civil litigation including construction litigation, lien law, bond and surety law, and commercial collections. He also has experience in corporate law and real estate litigation. Before attending the Walter F. George School of Law, Cory worked in the residential construction business and he currently maintains a strong interest in the field along with residential and commercial real estate, all of which give him a unique perspective while counseling clients regarding litigation matters.
Dedicated to securing favorable outcomes, Cory is committed to ensuring the happiness of his clients. His unwavering dedication to their success is evident in his approach—going above and beyond to secure the best possible results.
Beyond the confines of the legal world, Cory finds enjoyment in his favorite pastimes. A golf enthusiast, he takes to the greens to unwind and challenge himself. Additionally, Cory is a passionate supporter of the UGA Bulldogs!
Mercer University, Walter F. George School of Law
University of Georgia
Bar and Court Admission
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
State Bar of Georgia
Reed Leeper, P.C., 2023 – Present
Busch, Reed, Jones & Leeper, P.C., 2016 – 2023
Busch, Reed & Jones, P.C., 2013-2016
O’Kelley & Sorohan, Attorneys at Law, LLC, Associate, 2011-2013
639 Whitlock Ave SW
Marietta, GA 30064