Catherine Gibson McCauley

Practices in the areas of residential and commercial real estate, business law, personal injury, civil litigation and immigration. Her practice includes loan modifications, zoning and land use, the representation of purchasers and sellers in acquisitions and disposition of residential and commercial properties and drafting of leases for landlords and tenants. She has experience in the representation of developers, investors, multi-unit housing, contractors, business owners, and property managers.

Mrs. McCauley represents clients with small business incorporation and limited liability formation, the issuance of shares and membership units, formation of partnerships and drafting of partnership agreements, and formation of for profit and not-for-profit businesses. She also has experience with many areas of immigration including the naturalization process, work visas, temporary protected status, and marriage based residency petitions.

As a certified mediator for the State of Georgia, Mrs. McCauley has extensive experience in mediating both general and civil matters and landlord-tenant matters.

While at Emory Law School, Mrs. McCauley was awarded the Henry Quillian prize for outstanding achievement and distinction in Contracts and Commercial Law and the Harry L. and Elanore Raoul Green Scholarship. Prior to opening the Gibson Law Firm, LLC, she clerked for King & Spalding, LLP, and practiced commercial real estate law at Powell Goldstein, LLP prior to becoming managing partner at The Gibson Law Firm, LLC.

Education Bar & Court Admissions

J.D. Emory University School of Law, 2004

B.S. Old Dominion University, 2001

Authored Works

Book: Stop The Foreclosure, Save Your Home – Ten Steps to Snatching Your Home From Foreclosure

Article: “Loan Modification Plan Doesn’t Reward Liars” Fulton County Daily Report, January 8, 2010


Georgia Bar, Real Estate, Trial Section

New York Bar

New York Bar Association

Supreme Court of Georgia

United States District Court of Georgia

American Immigration Lawyers Association

Georgia Certified and Registered Mediator


Named Most Influential Attorney in 2011 by Women Looking Ahead Magazine

Featured in Who’s Who Atlanta, 2011

United Way VIP Alumni

State Bar of Georgia Pro Bono


Thecla M. Johnson

Office Manager

Julia Thornton

Senior Paralegal

Trinh Huynh

Counsel and Attorney

Joe Johnson