Jamie McCaskill focuses his practice on commercial real estate. Mr. McCaskill serves clients on transactions involving real estate investment and development matters and is experienced in the formation of partnerships, limited liability companies, and other business organizations
Mr. McCaskill is accredited as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional by the United States Green Building Council. He is among the first lawyers in Raleigh to be designated a LEED Accredited Professional.
In 2013, Mr. McCaskill was recognized as a North Carolina "Rising Star" in the area of Real Estate by SuperLawyers magazine. During law school, Mr. McCaskill participated in the Jessup International Moot Court Competition, placing second in the Southeast.
Real Estate Investment & Development
Mr. McCaskill represents real estate clients and corporate clients with real estate interests in a broad variety of matters including the acquisition, disposition, development, leasing and management of real property located throughout the United States. Of note, Mr. McCaskill has represented a student housing development and management company in the purchase of multiple college and university student housing projects across the county totaling approximately $300 million in value, assisted the owner and operator of multiple senior living facilities in the development, acquisition and licensing of two Continuing Care Retirement Centers in North Carolina andserved as local North Carolina counsel to a large Washington D.C. based a real estate private equity fund on a number of acquisition and development projects.
Real Estate Finance & Capital Markets
Mr. McCaskill provides services to the capital markets industry and serves numerous banks and other financial institutions in various types of construction lending and other commercial lending transactions. Mr. McCaskill has represented national banking organizations and large credit unions in multiple real estate backed commercial loan originations related to assets located throughout the country, including several loans made in connection with single-tenant assets leased by the United States General Service Administration.
Distressed Debt Workouts
Mr. McCaskill provides counsel on real estate workouts, business workouts, financial restructurings and other distressed debt transactions, In this regard, Mr. McCaskill reviews and analyzes lender remedies under loan papers and other legal documents before advising them as to the rights and obligations of all parties and assists in the repositioning of any distressed assets acquired through foreclosure. Mr. McCaskill is also experienced in negotiating and drafting commercial leases across all asset classes and has worked with special servicers and received in the leasing and repositioning of distressed assets throughout the country.
Professional & Community Activities
Alabama Law Review, Staff Member (2006-2008)
North Carolina Bar Association, Real Property Section
Big Brothers Big Sisters, Board of Directors
Order of the Barristers
Boys and Girls Club, Young Advocate
ULI, Partnership Forum Class of 2010