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Renee Reinhard Dillon
Principal & Managing Attorney
Renee was born in Arlington, Texas and spent most of her childhood in Austin. Her family moved to Delaware during her high school years and her parents and younger sister all now live close by in Atlanta.
Renee graduated from The College of William and Mary in 1996 with a B.A. in International Relations and a Minor in History. She spent her junior year abroad at the University of Costa Rica in San Jose. Renee was also an active member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority.
Renee graduated from The University of Georgia School of Law in 1999. Her studies were concentrated in corporate and tax law. She interned for a local litigation attorney and also spent summers interning at Athens Legal Aid.
Renee began her career in Atlanta at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the corporate State and Local Tax Controversy practice. There she represented Fortune 500 companies in tax matters before the Georgia Department of Revenue. In 2001, she transitioned into the practice of real estate and worked for several local firms and supervised large client brokerage relationships. She joined Ganek in 2012, managing the Ashford Dunwoody office and later assuming that portion of the practice after Bill Wright’s retirement in 2015.
Renee’s primary concentration is residential real estate closing. She also handles commercial transactions as well as individual client representation. Her team specializes in assemblage work and large-scale residential development transactions.
Renee enjoys the client education aspect of her job immensely, frequently speaking to Atlanta-area real estate brokerages and offering agents a variety of CE-accredited courses.
Outside the Office
Renee lives in Buckhead with her husband, Robb, her two children, Jackson B and Ryan and two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, George and Lily. Renee is very involved with her children’s schools, Morris Brandon and the Shenck School. She is very active within her neighborhood organizations and supports various local charities including the Atlanta Children’s Shelter. Renee enjoys traveling, reading, cooking, playing tennis, watching college football and spending time watching her kids play sports.
Renee is an Owner of Ganek PC and also manages the Perimeter and Alpharetta locations. She has practiced in the area of real estate since 2001.
Debbie is a native of Atlanta. She spent her middle school years in Charleston, SC, and her high school years in Schenectady, NY.
Whitley graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology College of Architecture in 1986.
She practiced three years as an Intern Architect with Smallwood, Reynolds, Stewart & Stewart, a commercial architecture firm based in Atlanta.
Debbie graduated from Georgia State University College of Law in 1993
Debbie began her practice of law in 1993 in the area of residential real estate, servicing lenders, mortgage brokers, and corporate relocation clients. In 1999, she branched into the areas of foreclosures and creditor’s rights. Since 2004, Debbie has focused her practice to servicing corporate relocation clients while working for Ganek and James Sibold & Associates, LLC. She rejoined Ganek in 2010 and manages the firm’s Relocation Division, along with Commercial Acquisition and Development.
Outside the Office
Debbie lives with her son and her Irish Terrier named Katie. She enjoys quiet evenings with friends, Facebook, Formula One Racing and following the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.
Debbie rejoined Ganek in 2010 and manages the firm’s Relocation Division, along with Commercial Acquisition and Development.
Paul is a South Carolina native and grew up in Greenville. He has an older brother, Frank.
He graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2001. Paul earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology.
Paul is a 2004 graduate of the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan.
Paul began his legal career in Atlanta at Stevens, Stevens & Oliver, LLC. He has a broad legal background, having practiced general law, intellectual property law, title law and a wide range of real estate-oriented matters. He joined Ganek in April of 2018.
Outside the Office
Paul lives in Alpharetta with his wife and son.
Paul has a broad legal background, having practiced general law, intellectual property law, title law and a wide range of real estate-oriented matters.