Todd Burbank has extensive experience advising clients on a broad range of sophisticated commercial real estate transactions, including leasing, dispositions, acquisitions, development, financing and tax-free exchanges. His leasing experience includes the representation of both landlords and tenants in drafting and negotiating office, retail, industrial, warehouse, data center and cellular tower leases, and his financing experience includes the representation of both borrowers and lenders on a wide range of financings and refinancings. He has represented several real estate industry and corporate clients in the development of major investment and corporate real estate projects, and has represented several companies in headquarters office leasing transactions.

Mr. Burbank regularly represents the following clients:

  • “Big box” retailer (serves as primary real estate counsel) with store leasing throughout the United States
  • Regional/national bank (serves as primary real estate counsel) with buying, selling and leasing property
  • Office developer with leasing in several office and business parks
  • National land developer with acquisition, development, entitlement and disposition of land
  • Automotive dealers with the acquisition of sites
  • Apartment and condominium developers
  • Various educational institutions
  • Mr. Burbank was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Real Estate Law in 2016, 2017 and 2018. Mr. Burbank was also listed in Business North Carolina magazine's Legal Elite in 2016 and 2017.

    Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Burbank was a partner in the Charlotte office of an international law firm where he practiced real estate law.

    While attending law school, Mr. Burbank was a member of the Florida Law Review.

    Professional & Community Activities

    National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)

    CoreNet

    International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

    Urban Land Institute (ULI)

    North Carolina Bar Association Real Property Section

    Selwyn Avenue Presbyterian Church

    Mecklenburg County Bar

    American Bar Association

    Florida Bar Association

    Education

    • University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D. (1997)
      with honors
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A. (1992)

    Bar Admissions

    • North Carolina (2001)
    • Florida (1998)

    Who We Are

    Suite 2400, 214 North Tryon Street
    Charlotte, NC, 28202-2381
    USA
    t +1 704.338.5283
    f +1 704.371.6408
    1001 West Fourth Street
    Winston-Salem, NC, 27101-2400
    USA
    t +1 336.607.7380

    C. Todd Burbank

    Experience Highlights

    Leasing for major retailer
    Represent “big box” retailer in their leasing throughout the United States. more