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, 2016 and 2017 North Carolina "Rising Star" in Real Estate Law by Super Lawyers magazine. He has been recognized as a 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017 "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

Acquisition, financing and leasing of a 540,000 square foot lifestyle center
Represented developer in the acquisition, financing, and leasing of 540,000 square foot Lifestyle Center with mixed-use and freestanding properties more
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
Acquisition and construction loan by lender
Representation of a lender in acquisition and construction loan. more
Land acquisition and development for major proprietary computer storage and data management company
Represented a major proprietary computer storage and data management company headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, in condominiumization and more