Cheryl D. Steele, Esq.
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
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