Walter Nester is the Office Managing Partner of the Hilton Head and Bluffton offices of Burr Forman McNair. Walter's practice involves commercial business and real estate development and financing, including municipal, zoning, and condominium law, representing owners and developers before municipal boards, commissions and councils, and commercial leasing.
Walter has extensive experience managing complex zoning and development issues with government boards, agencies and municipalities. In connection with this work, Walter’s practice also involves formation of business ownership entities, as well as representation of lenders and borrowers for commercial and development loans, loan workouts and loan acquisition. Walter serves as general counsel to various large planned and club community owners’ associations and has considerable experience in the drafting, interpretation and enforcement of covenants and restrictions and applicable governing documents.
A Connecticut native, Walter is a graduate civil engineer and former Captain in the United States Marine Corps.