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Womble Bond Dickinson US LLP

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Highly respected financial services practice with recognized experience across a broad range of lending matters, including syndicated finance and structured finance, as well as additional expertise in loan restructurings and workouts. Also enjoys an excellent reputation for its public finance capabilities, with regular roles on major bond issuances.

Strengths

A client responds: "The firm has consistently exceeded all expectations with not only their knowledge, but also their ability to break down complicated legal matters into understandable pieces for lay people. It truly feels as if they are part of a team, as they work with us as well as our financial advisers to formulate the best possible approach to every scenario. In addition, they are willing to think outside of the box and develop creative solutions."

Further sources note: "They have an open door policy and encourage and foster relationships. They want to help you brainstorm and are more than happy to spend time thinking through ideas with you and collaborating."

Another source says: "We are always impressed with the responses on varied subject matters from the team. We really feel like they offer value-added services, not only because of our particular need but from a broader perspective as they keep up with current events in our industry."

Work highlights

Retained by the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority to advise on a $200 million bond issuance to refinance existing debt.

Acted for Vulcan Materials Company to advise on its $750 million 364-day delayed-draw term loan facility.

Notable practitioners

Thomas Lee is a highly regarded public finance lawyer with longstanding experience in handling significant municipal bond transactions. He has advised on a broad array of financings for public infrastructure, educational, power and residential development projects across his distinguished career.
"He is always responsive and knowledgeable about any question. He has a good, measured approach, taking into account views from a 10,000-foot level, as well as getting into the weeds when necessary. His excellent communication skills have worked well with our financing team, which includes technical and non-technical people. I would highly recommend Tom Lee as bond counsel on any deal." "Tom is always willing to offer guidance and support on all items and is always willing to go the extra mile. He provides education and direction, and has gone above and beyond our expectations to find creative solutions to complex matters. Tom is always available and is quick to respond."

Jacqueline Camp is recognized for the breadth of her transactional expertise, which includes advising on local and cross-border equity offerings, LBOs and wider acquisition finance transactions. Her clients include both lenders and borrowers, including major financial institutions, corporate borrowers, private equity firms and alternative lenders.
"Jackie is a great financing attorney. She offers attention to detail and she's practical and always ready to jump on a matter." "She is very commercial, as well as being collegiate."

Paul Billow advises public sector clients, financial institutions and nonprofits on financing aspects of major public projects, including educational and healthcare facilities and public utilities.
"Paul is a very good technical attorney."

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Overview

  • Womble Bond Dickinson has one of the premier financial services practices in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic United States representing a broad cross-section of community, regional, national, and global commercial banking and financial services clients, as well as corporate clients as borrowers or issuers of debt.​•We have extensive experience with structuring, negotiating and documenting all aspects of financings and credit facilities, including multi-state, multi-lender, and multi-currency transactions.
  • The practice includes syndicated financings, real estate financings, public finance, tax credit investments and financings, equipment finance and leasing, convertible debt, subordinated debt and mezzanine financings, tax-advantaged financings, off-balance sheet financings, letters of credit, securitizations, structured finance, asset-based financings, derivatives and public/private debt offerings. We regularly represent financial institutions in mergers and acquisitions, formation of de novo financial institutions, securities and failed bank litigation, and bank regulatory and compliance matters.
  • We represent governmental bodies in incentives and public finance matters.
  • We have extensive experience in financial restructuring and workouts.

Clients

Branch Banking and Trust Company

First Tennessee Bank National Association

Hilton Grand Vacations

Huntington National Bank

InSteel Industries, Inc.

John Hancock Financial

Lincoln Financial Group

New York Life Insurance Company

North Carolina Housing Finance Agency

Novant Health, Inc.

O2 Partners, LLC

Overseas Private Investment Corporation

PNC Equipment Finance, LLC

Qorvo, Inc.

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company

River Associates, L.P.

Vulcan Materials Company

Wells Fargo Bank

Industries

Banks

Charities / Not for Profit

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Education

Energy

Financial Services

Food & Drink Producers

Forestry & Paper

Government

Health Care

Insurance

Mining & Metals

Real Estate

Real Estate Finance

Retail

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Travel & Leisure

Banking & Finance

Womble Bond Dickinson US LLP

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Location

One West Fourth Street

Winston-Salem

North Carolina

USA

NC 27101

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

North Carolina

Banking & Finance


Jacqueline E Camp
Band 3

Public Finance


G Thomas Lee
Band 1
Paul H Billow
Band 2