Spencer & Spencer, P.A. Since 1873
R. Alexander Sullivan
Phone: 803-327-7191 Ext. 232
Fax: 803-327-3868
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R. Alexander Sullivan

Alex is a shareholder who joined the firm in 2003. Alex focuses his practice on transactional matters, including commercial real estate acquisitions, development, financing and leasing, as well as other commercial business transactions. Alex also advises clients on entity formation and governance issues, as well as local government law.

Alex’s experience includes representing clients in a variety of commercial real estate transactions in North Carolina and South Carolina, including leases (retail space and ground), acquisitions and sales, financing (representation of both borrowers and lenders), condominium formation, and development work (including drafting and negotiation of mixed-use declarations of covenants and restrictions, reciprocal easement agreements, and development agreements). Alex’s experience also includes formation of non-profit and for-profit corporations (including property owners associations) and limited liability companies, including preparation of bylaws, operating agreements, and other organizational documents.

Alex is also a licensed title insurance agent. Prior to joining Spencer & Spencer, P.A. in 2003, Alex was an associate at Kennedy Covington Lobdell & Hickman, LLP, practicing out of its Rock Hill, South Carolina, and Charlotte, North Carolina, offices.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Real Estate Acquisitions, Development,
    Financing, and Leasing
  • Business Reorganizations
  • Business Transactions
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Local Government Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Education

    • Davidson College
      B.A., 1995
    • University of South Carolina
      J.D., 1998
      Order of Wig & Robe
      Recipient, Victor A. Michalewitz Annual Award for Excellence in Legal Writing, 1996
      Member, 1996-1997, and Symposium Editor, 1997-1998, South Carolina Law Review


    • North Carolina, 1998
    • South Carolina, 1998

    Professional Activities

    • York County Bar Association: Secretary, 2009,
      Vice President, 2010,
      and President, 2011
    • North Carolina State Bar
    • North Carolina Bar Association
    • South Carolina Bar
    • 16th Circuit Representative, SC Bar Young Lawyers Division, 2005 - 2006

    Civic/Community Activities

    • City of Tega Cay, S.C., Board of Zoning Appeals, Board Member, 2000-2003, and Chairman, 2002-2003
    • York County Regional Chamber Of Commerce, Board Member, 2004 - 2005
    • Tega Cay Area Council of the York County Regional Chamber Of Commerce, Board Member, Vice-Chairman, and Chairman, 2003 - 2005
    • Fort Mill Community Advisory Committee of The Springs Close Foundation, Member, 2008 - 2011
    • Anne Springs Close Greenway, Board of Managers,
      2012 - Present
    • Childrens Attention Home, Board of Directors,
      2011 - 2013