John E. Lansche, Jr.

John practices in business transactions and concentrates his practice in commercial real estate development, commercial real estate leasing (with an emphasis on retail and mixed use leasing), commercial lending, mergers and acquisitions and marina/resort development. A significant portion of John’s practice is devoted to marina-related transactions.

John advises developers, investors, lenders, buyers and sellers with regard to financing, leasing, land use and development, conservation easements, construction, real estate title insurance, and all aspects of structuring commercial loan and business transactions. John enjoyed similar practices with large firms headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Columbia, South Carolina, before co-founding Graybill & Lansche, LLC.

John graduated with Honors in Psychology from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia.  He received his Master’s in Human Resources from the Darla Moore School of Business and Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina.  While at Hampden-Sydney, John served as Treasurer of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, was named to Omicron Delta Kappa and served as an Advisor to the Honor Court.  John recently served as chair of his class reunion giving.

Bar Admissions

North Carolina State Bar
North Carolina Bar Association
South Carolina Bar
U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina


Hampden-Sydney College, B.A., cum laude with Honors in Psychology
University of South Carolina, Moore School of Business, M.H.R.
University of South Carolina, School of Law, J.D.

Professional/Civic Affiliations

Peer Review Rated – AV (Preeminent) in Martindale Hubbell
2022 Real Estate Attorneys Power List, SCBiz Magazine
2022 Super Lawyers for Real Estate Law in South Carolina
Legal Elite 2020, Commercial Real Estate, Charleston Business Magazine
Legal Elite 2020, Banking & Finance, Columbia Business Monthly
Legal Elite 2018, Commercial Real Estate Law, Columbia Business Monthly
2011 Legal Elite of the Midlands (Real Estate)
Member, International Council of Shopping Centers
Leadership Columbia, Class of 2007
Hampton Trace Homeowners Association, Past President
Edventure Children’s Museum, Prior Development Committee Member
Volunteer Partner Award, The Humane Society, 2009


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