John H. “Jack” Capitano

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Jack Capitano concentrates on real estate and landlord/tenant issues, as well as general commercial litigation. Jack is admitted to practice before the Western, Middle and Eastern Districts for the U.S. District Court of North Carolina and has represented clients at all levels of the state trial and appellate courts in North Carolina.

Jack’s practice involves the representation of commercial landlords in litigation, negotiations, leasing and related transactional work. He also regularly handles other real estate related issues, including liens, condemnation, foreclosure and bankruptcy.

In the residential real estate context, Jack handles fair housing claims and frequently lectures on the subject. Jack also maintains a general commercial litigation practice.

Speaking Engagement

  • “Emerging Legal Issues and Trends In the COVID-Era, A Virtual Lunch and Learn for Commercial Property Management Professionals”, December 2020, Presenter


  • How You Can Limit Disputes in Commercial Leases, Commercial Real Estate, Charlotte Business Journal, March 9, 2018


  • Best Lawyers in America, Litigation and Real Estate, 2021, 2022


  • J.D., Campbell University School of Law, magna cum laude, 1995
  • B.A., History, Davidson College, 1991

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina
    • U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
    • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA)
  • Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)