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John M. Walker

John M. Walker

Partner, Real Estate Leader

T (864) 751-7619
F (864) 751-7801

John Walker is a partner and the Practice Area Leader of the firm's Real Estate Group. Mr. Walker's practice covers a broad range of commercial real estate transactions, with a focus on representing commercial developers in the acquisition, construction and development of office, retail and mixed-use developments. His experience includes the drafting and negotiation of purchase and sale agreements, development agreements with public and private entities, restrictive covenants for mixed-use developments, retail and office leases and easement agreements. Mr. Walker has contributed in development of such prominent mixed-use projects as Project One and RiverPlace in Greenville, South Carolina and the Bull Street Campus in Columbia, South Carolina.

He is an agent and approved attorney for Chicago Title Insurance Company and First American Title Insurance Company.

Mr. Walker also has extensive experience representing financial institutions and borrowers in a variety of financing transactions. His practice also includes corporate representation by providing clients with strategic legal advice regarding organizational issues, shareholder and operating agreements, corporate governance, general business and contractual matters.

In addition, Mr. Walker represents a local special purpose district, which involves state and local government law issues.

  • Leadership Greenville Class of 32
  • Greenville Magazine "Best and Brightest 35 & Under," 2006
Thought Leadership


April 2, 2012

Published Works

  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas, Board of Directors 2016-
  • A Child's Haven, Board of Directors and Executive Committee, 2004-2010
  • PULSE Young Professionals Group, Board of Directors, 2003-2005
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2003
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., Political Science, 1999
  • South Carolina
  • South Carolina Bar Association

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