Meet Our Professionals

Lisa Sperber

Charlotte | 704.335.9520
Fax | 704.334.4706

Lisa Sperber represents institutional lenders, servicers, finance companies, and borrowers in a variety of financing transactions. She has also advised clients on entity formation, title insurance defense, foreclosures, and bankruptcy.

Lisa is also experienced serving clients in the development services industry. She has worked on both the lender and borrower side of multiple commercial real estate acquisitions and construction projects. She has represented commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) lenders, managing defeasance transactions of varying complexity, often in expedited timelines.

In addition, Lisa maintains an active pro bono practice through which she has, among other things, helped abused or neglected children acquire special immigrant juvenile status. Outside of work, she co-organizes a networking group of professional women and has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro to raise money for the End Polio initiative.

Prior to joining Parker Poe, she was an attorney with one of the 50 largest law firms in the U.S. She is also the past owner of a small law firm that helped close residential, real estate-owned (REO), and commercial transactions for clients in the Charlotte area.

While earning her law degree at Rutgers University, Lisa was managing editor of Rutgers Conflict Resolution Law Journal. She was also a member of the university's national moot court team and finished in first place in the David Cohn Appellate Advocacy Competition.

Representative Experience

  • Led a foreign loan defeasance that required specific attention to foreign ownership structures and local recording requirements with sensitive execution and timing.
  • Led a multifaceted team of third parties to expedite an urgent transaction; closed a transaction in three days that typically takes four to six weeks.
  • Managed a complex transaction with 34 tenants-in-common (TIC) owners.

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Honors & Awards

  • N.C. Pro Bono Honor Society, 2017


  • Rotary Club of Mecklenburg County-South, Board Member, 2012-2013; Member, 2011-present
  • Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Charlotte, Membership Committee, 2018; Member, 2017-present
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI), 2019-present