Edgar Fisher has more than 50 years of experience in real estate and has worked extensively with developers in land acquisition, formation of the legal entity, and closing of the mortgage loan. He also counsels clients in estate planning and administration.
Edgar represents developers in land acquisition, disposal of land, closing mortgage loans, leasing, commercial leases for businesses, and other general real estate issues. Edgar has served as an adjunct professor for Elon Law School, teaching a class on real estate transactions.
Edgar works closely with clients on estate planning and administration, and has extensive experience drafting wills and trust agreements.
Past Member, Board of Visitors, Greensboro College
Past Member, Board of Directors, Greensboro Housing Authority
Past Chairman of Trustees, The Children’s Home, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Past President, Greensboro Duke Alumni Association
Past Chairman, Administrative Board, West Market Street United Methodist Church
Past Chairman, Board of Trustees, West Market Street United Methodist Church
Past President, Greensboro Country Club
Past President, Sherwood Swim and Racquet Club
Past speaker and writer for Wake Forest University seminars in real property matters
Presenter, Business North Carolina Cybersecurity Roundtable, Raleigh, NC, November 2018.
Presenter, "A Wrench in the Gears: How to Prevent a Data Breach from Disrupting Your Operations & Customer Relationships," mfgCON 2018, Durham, NC, November 14, 2018.
Presenter, "Data Breaches & Cybersecurity," 2018 CFO/CPA Risk Management Conference, Greensboro, NC, October 16, 2018
Presenter, "Data Privacy - A Legal Assessment," CFO Roundtable event, High Point, NC, August 16, 2018
Co-presenter, "You've Been Breached: What Next?," Business North Carolina CEO Summit, Pinehurst, NC, March 27, 2018
Panelist on cybersecurity concerns for entrepreneurs, Greater Women's Business Council's POP Too! Conference, Raleigh, NC, March 9, 2017
Co-presenter (with Thomas Varnum), "Digital Marketing Blues," Raleigh Social Media Marketing Meetup, Raleigh, NC, January 18, 2017
Co-presenter (with Thomas Varnum), "Digital Marketing Blues," Internet Summit, Raleigh, NC, November 16, 2016
Presenter, “Digital Media and Marketing,” UNC Festival of Legal Learning, February 14, 2015
Presenter, “Responding to a Data Breach,” Banking Security Summit, North Carolina Bankers Association, October 16, 2014
Presenter, Digital Legal & Compliance 101 Panel Discussion, North Carolina Association of Broadcasters, June 24, 2014
Presenter, “Tax Consequences of Lobbying and Political Advocacy,” North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants, May 2014
Panelist, Representing Your Local Broadcaster, ABA Forum on Communications Law, April 2014
Co-author, “Commercial Free TV and Aereo: What Lies Ahead for Content Owners in the Wake of the Ninth Circuit’s AutoHop Decision,” Communications Lawyer, November 2013
Co-author, “Prior Restraint 2.0: A Framework for Applying Section 230 to Online Journalism,” 1 Wake Forest J.L.& Pol'y 75, May 2011
Co-author, “Supreme Court Rocks Campaign Finance Boat,” Triad Business Journal, 2010
Moderator, “Recent Developments in Election Law,” North Carolina Professional Lobbyists Association, October 2013
Panelist, “Copyright and the Internet: Giving Broadcasters the Cold Shoulder?” American Bar Association, Representing Your Local Broadcaster, April 2013
Presenter, “Citizens United and Corporate Political Speech: New Opportunities and Obstacles,” North Carolina Professional Lobbyists Association, October 2010
Presenter, “Indemnification, Attorneys’ Fees and Arbitration Provisions in Contracts,” North Carolina Bar Association, Business Law Section Annual Meeting, February 2010
When I’m not practicing law, I love to spend time with my three children and eight grandchildren. One of my children shares my passion for law and practices in Charlotte. I also love being outdoors – I’m an avid gardener, and enjoy fishing, playing golf and vacationing at the beach.