CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Crescent Resources, LLC hired Charlotte real estate attorney Nina Shor to serve as general counsel and create the company's in-house legal department. Shor brings more than 25 years of experience to the new post.
"Nina's advice and counsel will be an invaluable resource as we identify new opportunities throughout the region," said Larry Corson, president and chief executive officer.
"Crescent is focused on strengthening its operations and holdings and advancing its innovative developments," said Shor. "I look forward to navigating the legal complexities associated with growth in the real estate industry."
Prior to joining Crescent, Shor helmed The Shor Law Firm, PLLC in Charlotte. Her real estate development practice focused on community governance, builder programs, operating covenants, and the acquisition of foreclosed properties for national developers. Shor also advised clients on marketing and land sales compliance, and advocated before the N.C. Building Code Council on compliance requirements.
Shor has practiced law with firms in Charlotte, Washington, D.C., and New York. Her experience includes federal and state regulatory compliance; real estate acquisitions, financing, development and dispositions; commercial and residential facilities management and leasing; and negotiating and drafting real estate contracts.
Shor earned a Juris Doctorate from New York Law School, cum laude and a Bachelor's in Economics from the University of Toronto, with distinction. She is a member of the bar associations of North Carolina, Maryland, New York and the District of Columbia.
Active in the industry and community, Shor is a member of the Home Builders Association of Charlotte, Charlotte Regional Partnership's Film Commission, Urban Land Institute's Inner City Council, Women Corporate Directors, Charlotte Women's Executive and the Mecklenburg Bar Association's Board of Directors, Executive Committee and Bar Center Search Committee. She is a current participant in Leadership Charlotte, a recipient of The Business Journal's Top 25 Women In Business Award, the past president of the Charlotte Women's Bar and has been a frequent speaker for conventions and seminars hosted by the National Business Institute, American Banker and others.
Crescent Resources is a real estate development company with interests throughout the southeastern United States. Based in Charlotte and established in 1969, Crescent Resources is known for its single-family, multifamily and resort residential communities. Crescent also owns and manages business and industrial parks and shopping centers. Visit www.crescent-resources.com for more information.
SOURCE Crescent Resources, LLC