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Charlotte Attorney
Cheryl D. Steele

Phone: 704.377 2500


Languages: English

Cheryl Steele’s practice concentrates on commercial and residential development for office, retail, industrial, single-family, and multi-family projects. Her Green practice involves guiding developers and commercial landlords in navigating LEED certification for new and existing buildings.

Ms. Steele’s clients include Accent Homes, Centdev Properties, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership Inc., Citizens South Bank, Durban Acquisitions, LLC, ESD Partners, Forsite Development, Inc., JDH Capital, LLC, Knotts Builders, Knotts Development Resources Inc., Mattamy Homes, MECA Properties, Mann Properties and Pilot Developers, LLC.

Cheryl Steele was named by Business North Carolina Magazine as one of North Carolina’s “Legal Elite” for her practice in Real Estate Law. In 2007, Ms. Steele was honored as one of the Top 25 Women in Business by the Charlotte Business Journal. She was selected by Law & Politics Magazine as a North Carolina “Super Lawyer” for Real Estate Law in 2008 and had a recent listing in Best Lawyers of America. Ms. Steele also recently received a Pro Bono Award from Charlotte Business Leader Magazine. 

Ms. Steele is a deacon at Myers Park Presbyterian Church. She serves on the Executive Committee and Board of the Home Builders Association of Charlotte and is the current President of the Charlotte Basketball Committee.

Area of Practice:

  • Real Estate; Green Law


  • J.D., University of North Carolina, 1987
  • B.S., Business, Meredith College, 1983, magna cum laude


  • North Carolina, 1987

Professional Affiliations:

  • Mecklenburg County Bar
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • CREW-Charlotte, Past President (Commercial Real Estate Women)
  • Urban Land Institute
  • U.S. Green Building Council, Charlotte Chapter
  • National Association of Office and Industrial Properties
  • International Council of Shopping Centers

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Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes, P.A.

2600 One Wells Fargo Center
301 South College Street
Charlotte, NC 28202-6006
United States

Law Firm Contact: Clayton S. Curry, Jr.

Tel: 704.377 2500

Fax: 704.372.2619



Member Since: 2009

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