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A. Grant Whitney Jr.

Retired of Counsel

Grant Whitney focused his practice on real estate and commercial development. He has extensive experience representing utilities, municipalities, banks, automobile dealerships, health care providers, developers, homebuilders, title insurance companies, business and nonprofit corporations, franchisees of fast food restaurant chains, and individuals.

In addition, Grant was an approved attorney for a number of nationally based title insurance companies.

Representative Experience

  • Handled transactions involving utilities facilities, shopping centers, office buildings, hotels, apartments, condominiums, and industrial warehouse and distribution facilities. These transactions include:
    • Acquisitions and sales
    • Mortgage transactions
    • Leasing transactions
    • Foreclosures
    • Right of way and easement acquisitions and restrictive covenant matters
    • Subdivision developments
    • Title examinations and title insurance matters
    • Title insurance claims

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Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America in Real Estate Law, 2010-2024
  • Business North Carolina magazine's "Legal Elite" in Real Estate, 2008-2009, 2015, 2021
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers, 2006-2007
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ in Real Estate; Commercial Development; Energy Real Estate; Infrastructure


  • North Carolina State Board of Elections, Chairman, 2016-2017
  • International Right of Way Association, Carolinas Chapter Member
  • Mecklenburg County Republican Party, Chairman, 1988-1989