Todd Burbank is the Managing Partner of the firm's Charlotte office. He 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. Mr. Burbank's 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 he 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 2020 and the four years immediately preceding. 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.


Represent “big box” retailer in their leasing throughout the United States.


University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D. (1997) with honors

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A. (1992)


North Carolina (2001)

Florida (1998)

Professional & Community Activities

National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP)


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


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