Schell Bray PLLC’s Christina Freeman Pearsall Elected as a Fellow of ACREL

Christina Freeman Pearsall

Schell Bray PLLC is proud to announce that Christina Freeman Pearsall has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL). Pearsall joins Barbara Christy and Holly Alderman, both long-time leaders within Schell Bray’s real estate practice group, as ACREL Fellows. Pearsall is one of only 18 ACREL Fellows in the State of North Carolina.

“Christina’s election as an ACREL Fellow speaks to her reputation, diligence on behalf of clients and expertise as a real estate attorney,” said Barbara Christy. “ACREL Fellowship is a significant, and well-deserved honor for her and for our firm. Congratulations, Christina.”

Admission to ACREL is by invitation only after a rigorous screening process. ACREL’s distinguished, nationally known real estate lawyers are elected to fellowship for their outstanding legal ability, experience and high standards of professional and ethical conduct in real estate law.

Pearsall focuses her practice primarily in transactional commercial real estate. She assists developers, property managers, individual and corporate investors, and other businesses with the acquisition, development, financing and sale of real property. Her work includes preparing organizational documents for entities, reviewing and negotiating loan documents, examining titles, addressing due diligence matters, conducting closings and ensuring compliance with like-kind exchange requirements. She has worked with various types of commercial properties, including mixed-use developments, shopping centers, multi-family/apartment complexes, low-income housing, industrial centers and senior-living facilities. She has aided commercial property owners with county property tax exemption applications and appeals. Pearsall also has considerable experience representing both landlords and tenants in negotiating and preparing commercial leases for retail, office, restaurant and industrial spaces.