Lindsay has a broad range of experience in commercial real estate transactions, real estate finance and secured transactions. He represents clients engaged in real estate acquisitions and dispositions, financing, development and leasing. He maintains a balance in his representation of borrowers and lenders, and of landlords and tenants, to ensure an active working familiarity with the needs and requirements of all parties to transactions in which he is involved.

Civic and Professional Activities

  • South Carolina Bar
    • Real Estate Practices Section
      • Council Member, 1995-2001
      • Chairman, 1999-2000
  • Greenville County Bar Association
    • Real Estate Section - Chairman, 1992 and 1997
  • Fellow – American College of Mortgage Attorneys, 2000-present  
    • South Carolina State Chair, 2014-present
  • International Council of Shopping Centers – Law Division, 2000-2010
  • Furman University Foundation, President
  • Boy Scouts of America, Blue Ridge Counsel (legal counsel)
  • Lindsay has been an active alumnus of Furman University and has served since formation (in 1997) as the President of the Furman University Foundation, Inc., which evaluates, accepts or rejects, manages and disposes of real estate and other non-cash gifts to the University. Lindsay is currently the outside legal counsel to and member of the executive committee of the Board of the Blue Ridge Council, Boy Scouts of America.

Honors and Awards

  • Chambers USA Ranked Lawyer, Real Estate, South Carolina, 2005 – Present
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America (BL Rankings) in the fields of Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Finance Law, Real Estate Law, 2003 – Present
  • Received the Best Lawyers™ Real Estate Law "Lawyer of the Year" award in Greenville, 2021
  • Recognized in South Carolina Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), (2008-2009, 2014-2023)
  • Recognized in Greenville Business Magazine’s Legal Elite of the Upstate, Commercial Real Estate Law, 2012 – Present; Recognized as the top lawyer in the Commercial Real Estate Law category in 2016, 2021


Any result the lawyer or law firm may have achieved on behalf of clients in other matters does not necessarily indicate similar results can be obtained for other clients.

  • Served as lead counsel to gasoline/convenience store industry client in a $100 million credit facility from a consortium of banks.
  • Served as lead counsel to a multi-national corporation in a $190 million “true lease” transaction involving a 3.3 million square foot warehouse and distribution facility.
  • Represented three separate clients in the acquisition of three regional retail malls.
  • Regularly serve as lender’s counsel to banks and life companies in connection with real estate loans in the $10 million to $50 million range, with collateral including retail, office, hospitality, healthcare, resort, residential, condominium and multi-use properties.
  • Regularly represent clients in multi-family, office, retail, hospitality, industrial, gasoline/convenience and multi-use property development, acquisitions, sales and leases.