Mike Wielechowski concentrates his practice in the renewable energy sector, focusing on project finance (development, bridge, construction and permanent financings) and mergers and acquisitions of renewable energy generation facilities. Mike’s experience in the renewable energy sector includes representing lenders, developers and investors in the construction, project development, infrastructure acquisition and financing of renewable energy generation facilities, including solar, geothermal and biomass facilities.
Mike also has extensive experience in the areas of corporate and real estate finance, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. 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 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® 2015-2020.
DePaul University College of Law, 1999
San Diego State University, 1996
North Carolina Bar Association
Mecklenburg County Bar