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Johnston Allison & Hord Attorneys
Johnston Allison & Hord Attorneys
Johnston Allison & Hord Attorneys
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Johnston, Allison & Hord
1065 East Morehead Street
Charlotte, NC 28204
704.332.1181    Fax: 704.376.1628
Robert G. Lindauer Jr. PARTNER
Tel: 704-998-2225 | Fax: 704-376-1628
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  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Complex Contract and Lease Negotiations
  • Corporate
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Joint Ventures
  • Financing (construction, mezzanine and permanent)
  • Development
  • Leasing (landlord and tenant representation)
  • Joint Ventures
  • 1031 Exchanges
  • Transactions (developer, buyer and seller representation)
  • Motorsports


  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (J.D., 2000)
  • Queens College (B.A. magna cum laude, 1992)


  • North Carolina, 2000

Representative Transactions

  • Represented developer in acquisition, financing, development (including lease negotiations and construction), and sales of over 75 retail projects in the Southeastern U.S., totaling more than $750 Million
  • Represented largest developer of national drug store chain (over 100 stores) in the Southeastern U.S.
  • Represent regional grocery store chain in tenant lease negotiations with developer/ landlords for projects located in MD, VA, NC, SC, TN and FL
  • Represent developer of neighborhood, grocery-anchored shopping centers (including outparcels) and family lifestyle centers throughout Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern U.S. (PA, MD, VA, NC, SC, GA, FL)
  • Represent developer of retail/residential entertainment complex in downtown area, as well as residential, multi-family lakefront subdivision

Honors and Awards

  • Selected to The Best Lawyers in America- Real Estate Law section (2018, 2019)
  • Business North Carolina "Legal Elite" - Real Estate Law (2012, 2016, 2018)
  • Super Lawyers "North Carolina Rising Stars" (Real Estate 2009)
  • North Carolina State Bar Pro Bono Public Service Award (2000)
  • Member, UNC-Law Davis Society (2000)
  • Publication Editor, North Carolina Law Review (1999-2000)
  • Staff Member, North Carolina Law Review (1998-1999)

Publications & Presentations

  • "State v. Pearson and State v. McClendon: Determining Reasonable, Articulable Suspicion from the Totality of the Circumstances in North Carolina," 78 N.C. L. Rev. 831 (2000)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Member, Queens University of Charlotte Law School Advisory Council
  • Member, Queens University of Charlotte Alumni Board of Trustees (2003 - 2005)
  • Judge, Queens University of Charlotte Trustee Scholarship Awards (2002 - 2005)
  • Co-President, Queens University of Charlotte Royals Club (2003 - 2006)