Exciting News!

As of April 1, 2023, Nexsen Pruet will merge with
Maynard Cooper & Gale. 

Together we are 

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We look forward to serving our clients from 23 offices and with 550 attorneys coast-to-coast.


Real estate matters often represent some of the largest and most important investments that businesses and individuals make. To ensure real estate transactions and activity of all sorts are taking place in a way that helps you reach your objectives, Nexsen Pruet has a team of deeply experienced real estate attorneys.

Our Real Estate Group has extensive skills and experience in virtually any kind of real estate and development matter. Nexsen Pruet’s team approach enables clients to take advantage of further legal resources in related areas of law that can also be crucial in meeting your goals. The result is seamless, high-quality representation for businesses and individuals throughout the Carolinas, across the country, and around the world.

A 360-degree view of real estate

Our real estate attorneys represent buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants, lenders, borrowers, developers, and investors, and serve businesses of all types and sizes. Our team combines an understanding of real estate transactions with years of experience in issues such as project structuring, land assemblage, financing, zoning, permitting and land-use to deliver the fullest range of skills and services.

Our practice areas include:

  • Acquisition and development of all types of commercial transactions
  • Resort and recreational development and planning
  • Permitting, land use and zoning
  • Leasing for office, retail and warehouse
  • Private/public joint ventures
  • Condemnation, zoning and land use disputes
  • Structuring partnerships, syndications and joint ventures
  • Real estate tax planning
  • Traditional and state-of-the-art financing
Standing up for clients
  • We have broad-based experience on the transactional side as well as in litigation, in areas such as:
  • Zoning and other governmental land use disputes
  • Condemnations and foreclosures
  • Breach of real estate contracts
  • Lease disputes
  • Title issues
  • Boundary disputes
  • Disputes among joint ventures and partners
  • Priority litigation between competing lenders

Nexsen Pruet is also noted for its proactive participation in litigating complex property rights issues, such as vested rights and regulatory takings. This enhances our ability to anticipate and identify problems earlier and helps save our clients time and money.

Leading real estate attorneys

Lawyers in our Real Estate Group have been recognized regionally and nationally for their skills and professionalism. Legal publisher Chambers & Partners rated Nexsen Pruet the No. 1 firm in South Carolina for real estate, and cited two of our attorneys as among the best in the field. Many of our well-credentialed real estate attorneys have earned the highest possible ranking for legal ability and professionalism; several are listed in Best Lawyers in America; and two have been named in the Legal Elite survey of 16,000 North Carolina lawyers.

Full service, full resources

Because Nexsen Pruet is a full-service firm, our clients have access to skills and resources that go beyond the Real Estate Group. Some real estate projects require consideration of other areas of the law. Nexsen Pruet has lawyers who have specific knowledge of and experience in dozens of other practice areas, including corporate, construction, tax, environmental, securities, and bankruptcy. 

We have the knowledge and capabilities to shape specific solutions to your problems.





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