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M. Todd Haynie III

Columbia | 803.253.8915
Charleston | By Appointment Only
Fax | 803.255.8017

Todd Haynie focuses his transactional work in commercial lending and real estate. He has represented both major lending institutions and borrowers in a variety of financing transactions, including construction and permanent real estate loans, asset-based loans, and loan workouts and restructurings. He also provides general real estate advice to clients on a variety of acquisition and development projects.

At the University of South Carolina School of Law, Todd was the associate editor-in-chief of the South Carolina Law Review.

Representative Experience

  • Represented lenders in connection with origination of commercial construction loans.
  • Represented borrowers in acquisition and development of commercial and retail projects.
  • Acted as real estate counsel in connection with low-income housing tax credit closings.
  • Represented lenders in working capital, term, and other credit facilities.
  • Negotiated loan workouts and the restructuring of existing loans.
  • Advised corporate clients in organizational and operational matters.

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Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America in Commercial Finance Law, 2021-2024
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers in Real Estate, 2023
  • Columbia Business Monthly's "Legal Elite" in Corporate: Banking & Finance Law, 2014, 2016-2023
  • Columbia Business Monthly's "Legal Elite" in Commercial Real Estate 2022-2023
  • Order of the Coif
  • Order of the Wig and Robe


  • Urban Land Institute, Regional Vice Chair, 2018-present; Midlands Advisory Board, 2016-present