Nina is a special counsel in the real estate department. Her practice currently focuses on mixed-use, single-family subdivisions, condominium, and shopping center developments. Nina has had a broad-based national real estate practice and has represented borrowers, lenders, and servicers in secured lending transactions, as well as national and regional companies with the acquisition, development, leasing, and sale of real property.
Representation of national shopping center developers, including all aspects of the acquisition of raw land, acquisition and development financing, construction and permanent financing, detailed analysis of title and survey, and disposition of real estate.
Representation of borrowers and lenders with respect to closings of commercial loans, including conduit loans, defeasance of conduit loans; and with respect to closings of construction loans, in loan amounts ranging up to $100 million secured by hotels, apartments, offices and shopping centers and involving complex borrower structures, such as REITs, historic tax credit investors and land trusts.
Representation of national developers in drafting disposition documents, including contracts for HUD-insured projects, which required compliance with regulatory restrictions.
Representation of a regional book and music retailer, including negotiating retail leases.
Publications, Presentations and Awards
"VIEWPOINT: Transit-oriented projects aid city," Charlotte Business Journal, September 2007
Recipient of Charlotte Business Journal's Top Women in Business Award, 2006
"North Carolina Real Property: Hot Topics in Title Insurance," Half Moon Seminars, December, 2005
"How to Obtain Good Title in North Carolina Real Estate Transactions," Lorman Seminar, July 11, 2005
Recipient of Commercial Real Estate Women Outstanding New Member Award, 2004
American Banker's Institute, Presenter, 1995-2002
Professional, Civic and Community Involvement
Professional: North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys, Charlotte Women's Bar, Founding Member and President, 2007
Commercial Real Estate Women, Sponsorship Committee, Chair, 2004
District of Columbia Bar Association, Real Property Transactions Committee, Chair, 2002
Civic/Community: United Way of Central Carolinas' Women's Leadership Initiative Council, Member, 2006-2007
Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, Corporate Partners Campaign Committee, Member, 2005-2007.