Tonya Bunn Powell, Partner

Tonya Powell concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial real estate, banking and finance and general corporate law. In addition to more than twenty years of commercial real estate and lender representation experience, Tonya has worked as general counsel for a real estate development company, where she gained valuable experience in the formation, restructure and operation of limited liability companies, including complex joint venture entities created for ownership and development of real estate projects, as well as working closely with lenders on complex debt restructures and workouts.  She is a board-certified specialist in commercial real property law: business, commercial and industrial transactions. As a Past Chair of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Real Property Section, Tonya worked with real estate attorneys across the state to draft, monitor and comment upon state and federal proposed legislation and regulations affecting real property practice; monitor and comment upon State Bar ethics inquiries; sponsor and participate in pro bono projects; conduct an aggressive consumer protection/authorized practice program; and implement programs and plan continuing legal education programs for members of the Bar Association’s largest practice section.