About Highland Law

Client-First Culture 

Since our founding in 1997, Highland Law’s culture has embodied a dedication to providing the best possible client experience. We understand the time pressures involved in the loan closing process. Our congenial team of experienced real finance attorneys, paralegals, and legal assistants is committed to providing top-quality legal services on a timely basis.

Representing Lenders Only

Highland Law’s practice is focused exclusively on the representation of lenders in connection with commercial, multifamily, investor-owned real estate, and C&I loan transactions.

Reasonable Flat Fees 

Our legal services are offered on a reasonable flat-fee basis. Highland Law clients are never surprised by a large and unexpected bill for legal services just before closing.

Gary Highland Headshot

Our team of experienced real estate finance attorneys, paralegals, and legal assistants is led by our president and founder, Gary Highland.

Throughout his career, Gary Highland’s law practice has been focused exclusively on the representation of lenders in commercial finance transactions. Gary is the founder and a director of GoDocs, LLC, the premier online provider of loan closing documents for commercial loans since 1997.

Before founding GoDocs and Highland Law, Mr. Highland was a senior partner in the real estate finance group at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, a renowned law firm founded in 1873, with offices throughout the world. Over the years he has represented many of the largest and most prestigious lending institutions in the United States.

Gary Highland was born in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois where he resided through his freshman year at the University of Illinois. Mr. Highland completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California, Irvine. He received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Southern California Law Center, where he served as Notes Editor for the Southern California Law Review.