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Michele Lyerly

Greenville, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Real Estate
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Real Estate - South Carolina

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Michele Lyerly regularly acts for investors and developers, among other clients, on substantial real estate transactions. She advises on the acquisition, financing and development of retail, office and mixed-use real estate, as well as assisting with commercial leasing matters.
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Michele represents developers, investors and users of commercial real estate in the acquisition, construction, financing, development, leasing and sale of shopping centers, office buildings and mixed-use developments.

She has significant experience in the acquisition of land for large-scale retail, office and mixed-use developments, the negotiation of complex leases, the structuring of developments and the financing of large, mixed-use projects.

Michele's experience also includes negotiating and drafting purchase and sale agreements, joint venture agreements, easements, restrictive covenants, development agreements, management agreements, ground leases and both retail and office leases. Her practice also includes real estate financing such as traditional acquisition and construction loans, new market tax credit financing and tax-deferred exchanges.


Michele was a Partner at Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP, which merged with Fox Rothschild in 2018.

Professional Memberships

Member of the South Carolina Bar Association (Real Estate Section); Council Member of the Urban Land Institute (2015 Market Impact Regional Initiative Council ); Volunteer for Mentor Greenville


University of South Carolina School of Law (J.D., 1997); University of South Carolina (B.A., magna cum laude, 1993)

Michele Lyerly

Fox Rothschild LLP

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2 West Washington Street, Suite 1100


South Carolina


SC 29601

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