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Mike’s finance practice focuses primarily on representing and counseling financial institutions, funds and other lenders concerning all aspects of secured and unsecured loan products to large corporate, middle-market and private banking clients, including revolving credit facilities, bridge and term loans (including delayed draw term loans), acquisition and leveraged finance, real estate finance (acquisition, development, construction, mini-perm and nonrecourse facilities), asset-based finance, capex facilities and syndicated finance (including club deals). He also represents the firm’s borrower clients in such finance transactions.
In the corporate arena, Mike’s practice entails representation of companies in connection with structuring and financing mergers, acquisitions and divestitures (including stock and asset acquisitions of corporations, subsidiaries, and divisional enterprises; mergers involving stock-for-stock, cash-out mergers and other forms of consideration; and leveraged buyouts), joint ventures and other strategic transactions and investments. In addition, Mike counsels and advises small and large companies regarding a wide variety of corporate governance, strategic planning, corporate structuring, financing and general contractual issues. He also represents franchisors and franchisees regarding corporate governance, franchise agreements, franchise disclosure documentation and related compliance matters.
In 2012 and 2013, Mike was named to the North Carolina Super Lawyers® – Rising Stars list in the banking category. Mike is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015.
DePaul University College of Law, 1999
San Diego State University, 1996
North Carolina Bar Association
Mecklenburg County Bar