Chalie Nocera

Nashville, TN Office

Chalie Nocera utilizes his diverse business and legal experience to assist clients with complex real estate transactions. Chalie assists in all phases of real estate development, including due diligence review, loan document drafting and negotiation, and loan closing relating to property acquisitions, financing and dispositions.

Chalie has worked on the developer side of mixed-finance transactions involving agency loans and tax credits. In addition, he has drafted and reviewed ground lease agreements to facilitate the development of affordable apartment communities, as well as prepared documents releasing existing declaration of trusts for RAD conversion.

Major Prior Work Experience

  • Attorney, Ballard Spahr LLP, 2018-2019
  • Internship, Nashville Predators General Counsel Office, 2017
  • Summer Honors Program Legal Intern, United States Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Associate, J.P. Morgan, 2015
  • Corporate Development Program, J.P. Morgan, 2012-2015
  • Corporate Development Internship, J.P. Morgan, 2011

Awards, Community Activities and Professional Activities

  • ABA Young Lawyers Division
  • ABA Real Property Trust and Estate Law
  • ABA Business Law Section
  • ABA Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • TBA Tax Law Section
  • TBA Real Estate Law Section
  • TBA Business Law Section
  • Northeast Conference Academic Honor Roll
  • Dean's List Recognition Award
  • Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society


Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D.

  • Law and Business Certificate

The College of New Jersey, B.S. in Business Administration, minor in Law, Politics, and Philosophy

Bar Admission

Tennessee Bar

New Jersey Bar


Trenton, NJ