Caroline McKinney focuses her practice on commercial real estate with an emphasis on acquisitions, leasing, and real estate finance.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. McKinney worked as an associate in the Charlotte office of an international law firm where she represented financial institutions and borrowers in a variety of finance transactions including syndicated credit facilities and acquisition finance.

Ms. McKinney was recognized as a North Carolina "Rising Star" for Real Estate Law in 2021 by Super Lawyers magazine.


Successfully represented The Dilweg Companies in its acquisition of 11 office buildings in Georgia, Florida, and North Carolina, totaling approximately $262 million.

Assisted a New York based real estate management and investment company in purchasing over $113 million in apartment projects across four Southern states. These transactions involved complex real estate, financing, and corporate issues, including title issues involving bankruptcy, acquisition financing consisting of both Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae guaranteed loans, and solicitation of investors through a crowd funding website.


Wake Forest University School of Law J.D. (2012)

Wake Forest University B.A. (2004) Art History and Religion, cum laude, Dean's List


North Carolina (2013)

South Carolina (2012)

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American Bar Association, Member

Federal Bar Association, Member

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