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North Carolina


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

Brandon was previously associated with Ferguson, Stein, Chambers.

Honors & Awards

  • Woodward/White, Inc., The Best Lawyers in America, public finance law, 2018-19
  • 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
  • Charlotte Business Journal, Charlotte’s Forty Under 40, 2014
  • Uptown Magazine, Charlotte Catalyst Award, 2013



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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-present; President, 2016-17
  • SHARE Charlotte, Board of Directors, 2018-present
  • Levine Museum of the New South, Board of Directors, 2013-16
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Advisory Board, Board of Directors, 2015-present
  • Wildacres Leadership Institute, Friday Fellow, 2014-16
  • Metropolitan Transit Commission, Transit Finance Working Group, 2013
  • Charlotte in 2012 Host Committee, Chair of Access to America Dialogue Series Working Group,
  • City of Charlotte, Disparity Study Advisory Committee, Chair, 2011-12
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