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New York University, J.D., 2004, Root-Tilden-Kern Scholar; Dean's Scholar; Colloquium Editor, NYU Review of Law and Social Change, 2003-04

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., with highest honors, 2001, Phi Beta Kappa; Walter S. Spearman Award (outstanding man in graduating class)


Brandon Lofton is primarily involved in the firm's Public Finance Practice Group. Brandon regularly serves as bond counsel, underwriter's counsel, borrower's counsel and bank counsel for tax-exempt and taxable financings. He represents municipalities, counties, hospitals, universities, nonprofits and underwriters in the financing and refinancing of capital improvements. Brandon also represents clients in a variety of public finance transactions, including general obligation bonds, revenue bonds, installment financings and limited obligation bonds.

He was previously associated with Ferguson, Stein, Chambers. 

Brandon is a member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 104.

Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America, public finance law, 2018-24; banking and finance law, 2024; Charlotte Public Finance Law Lawyer of the Year, 2023
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers, Rising Star, government finance, 2012, 2014-18
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Citizen Lawyer Award, 2017
  • Charlotte Chamber Young Professionals, Business Leader - Small to Midsized Company Award, 2017



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Professional Affiliations

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers, Chair of Diversity Initiative, 2015
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Leadership Institute, Class of 2011
  • Mecklenburg Bar Foundation, Board of Directors, 2010-13

Community Affiliations

  • Council for Children's Rights, Board of Directors, 2010-18; President, 2016-17
  • SHARE Charlotte, Board of Directors, 2018-20
  • Levine Museum of the New South, Board of Directors, 2013-16
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Advisory Board, Board of Directors, 2015-18
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