Karen Nelson, a partner in the Real Estate practice, has been named to Charlotte Business Journal’s 2014 list of 40 Under 40. The list recognizes individuals under the age of 40 in the Charlotte region who are making major strides in their careers, having positive impacts on their communities and guiding the area’s development as a major business center. In her profile, Karen notes the importance of “[m]anaging the inevitable (and positive) expansion of the city, while maintaining its high quality of life. It will be important to focus on preserving and developing neighborhoods, supporting and creating great schools, and expanding and focusing on green space while providing efficient and accessible transportation.”