John Livingston is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Investment and Development Team and the firm’s Energy Team. He devotes his practice to sustainable development, including mixed-use projects, LEED certified projects, and renewable energy contracting. Mr. Livingston has experience representing lenders, buyers, sellers, developers, investors, owners, managers and others in all aspects of commercial real estate development, investment and leasing, and solar and biomass developers as well as commercial and industrial energy users.

Mr. Livingston was named a 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 North Carolina "Rising Star" in Real Estate Law by Super Lawyers magazine. He has been recognized as 2013, 2015 and 2016 "Legal Elite" by Business North Carolina magazine in the area of Real Estate. Mr. Livingston is also among the first attorneys in Raleigh to be designated a LEED Accredited Professional. He was selected to participate in the 28th class of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Raleigh.

Professional & Community Activities

North Carolina Bar Association, Real Property Section, Legislative Committee, Member

Center for Energy Education, Board of Directors, Member

National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) - Research Triangle Chapter, Developing Leaders Board of Directors, President

Urban Land Institute (ULI), Young Leader, Roundtable Committee

Education

  • University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D. (2006)
    Order of the Coif, high honors
  • University of Florida, B.S., Civil Engineering (2003)

    cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina (2006)

Who We Are

What fully engaged means to me:

Being an effective attorney, advocate, and advisor to my clients for all of their matters.

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John C. Livingston

Experience Highlights

Community college solar PV and solar thermal lease and purchase agreement
Represented community college in lease of rooftop for solar PV and solar thermal panels and the purchase of solar thermal energy. more
Condominiumization and sale of mixed-use development for Access Medical Development
Represented Access Medical Development, nationally recognized medical real estate developer, in condominiumization and sale of mixed-used more
Variety of real estate transactions for software company
Represent open-source software company in a variety of real estate matters, including headquarters and office leasing and subleasing around the more
Acquisition, financing and leasing of a 300 acre lifestyle center for Hill Partners Inc.
Represented developer, Hill Partners Inc., in the acquisition, financing, and leasing of Lifestyle Center located on 300 acres with mixed-use and more