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Suzanne Reynolds has expansive experience with Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), including drafting and negotiating leases, amendments, termination agreements, and ancillary documentation, as well as obtaining lender consent for transactions on properties encumbered by debt. Suzanne has managed large real estate portfolios in The United States and Canada.


  • Multi-tenant retail shopping centers
  • Single tenant retail properties
  • Medical office buildings



  • Managed all aspects of leasing for four REITs with portfolios including multi-tenant retail shopping centers, single tenant retail properties, and medical office buildings.°
  • Managed real estate portfolio for equipment rental company with over 700 profit centers in both the United States and Canada, including drafting and negotiating leases and all ancillary documents and overseeing entry of all property data into online database.°
  • Sole real estate attorney for a 1700-store apparel retailer. Responsible for all legal documentation regarding new stores and existing portfolio, including drafting and negotiating leases, amendments, and letter agreements for renewals and renegotiations.°
  • Legal counsel for real estate team and entire facilities team, including lease administration and maintenance departments for 7400-store national retailer, responsible for providing advice and counsel regarding lease interpretation, resolving landlord disputes, and addressing landlord defaults.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Reynolds prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Vice President and Leasing Counsel, AR Global Investments, LLC, 2018-Present
  • Associate Counsel, Sunbelt Rentals, Inc., 2017-2018
  • Corporate Real Estate Counsel, The Cato Corporation, 2015-2017
  • Corporate Counsel – Commercial Law Group, Lowe’s Companies, Inc., 2014-2015
  • Counsel for Contract Management and Manager for Legal Affairs, CaroMont Health, Inc., 2013-2014
  • Family Dollar Stores, Inc., 1999-2013
    • Senior Counsel – Real Estate & Facilities, 2009-2013
    • Senior Counsel – Real Estate, 2005-2009
    • Real Estate Counsel, 1999-2005

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, North Carolina Bar Association, 1996-Present
  • Member, Mecklenburg County Bar, 1996-Present
  • Member, Association of Corporate Counsel – Charlotte Chapter, 2004-Present
    • Membership Chair, 2012-2014
  • Member, Innovating Commerce Serving Communities, 2000-2017


  • J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law
  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • North Carolina