1300 Baxter Street Suite 300 | Charlotte, NC 28204 | 704.332.8000

Derek M. Wisniewski


Derek focuses his practice on all aspects of commercial real estate. He regularly advises clients on the acquisition, development, financing, leasing and disposition of commercial properties. His practice also includes the formation of planned communities and condominiums and the resolution of issues concerning the same. He also regularly advises financial institutions on the management and disposition of REO property as well as real estate secured lending.

Derek is also a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and a LEED Accredited Professional (LEED-AP®), a distinction he earned through the Green Building Certification Institute.

Previous Experience

K&L Gates LLP (formerly Kennedy Covington Lobdell & Hickman, L.L.P), Charlotte, North Carolina
Kennedy Covington Lobdell & Hickman, L.L.P., Charlotte, North Carolina
Grant Thornton, LLP, Cincinnati, Ohio


Duke University School of Law, J.D., 2007
University of Dayton, M.B.A., 2002
University of Dayton, B.S in Accounting, Finance, 2002

Bar Admissions

North Carolina

Professional Associations

North Carolina Bar Association
Mecklenburg County Bar

Civic Affiliations

Habitat for Humanity Charlotte, pro bono volunteer
Arts and Science Council


Super Lawyers®, Rising Star, 2014