Michael Myers concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial real estate, finance and capital markets, and commercial transactions. He represents real estate developers and businesses in a wide range of commercial real estate matters including acquisition & disposition, real estate development, finance and capital markets, and commercial leasing. In addition, Mr. Myers represents a number of financial institutions in a variety of commercial and secured transactions including real estate finance, working capital lending, and loan workouts and debt restructure. Mr. Myers assists his clients throughout the negotiation, due diligence, documentation, and closing process.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Myers was a finance and commercial real estate attorney in the Winston-Salem office of a North Carolina law firm where his practice focused in the areas of commercial real estate, banking and financial services, creditors’ rights, and general business law. Mr. Myers began his legal career at a law firm based in Wilmington, North Carolina where he was involved in a variety of real estate and commercial transactions and commercial litigation.
Before launching his legal career, Mr. Myers worked for two large commercial real estate firms in Charlotte, North Carolina, Trammell Crow and Faison Enterprises, Inc., where he focused on due diligence, acquisitions, and dispositions for large commercial real estate transactions in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic.
Mr. Myers was named a 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016 North Carolina "Rising Star" for Real Estate by Super Lawyers magazine. He was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Banking and Finance Law in 2016 and 2017, and again in 2018 for Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Transactions/UCC Law, and Mergers & Acquisitions Law. Mr. Myers was recognized as a 2018 North Carolina "Legal Elite" in Real Estate Law by Business North Carolina magazine. He was also named one of “40 Leaders Under Forty” in 2012 by Triad Business Journal. Mr. Myers is AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell.*
*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.
Represented the purchaser in connection with the due diligence, purchase, financing, construction, and creation of a mixed used condominium project in the approximate amount of $11,000,000.
Represented the seller in the negotiation, documentation, and due diligence in connection with sale of a boat dry storage and marina property facility and repair business.
Represented a national lending institution in the negotiation, due diligence, documentation and closing of various working capital loan facilities totaling $23,000,000 with multiple borrowers secured by all personal property assets in multiple jurisdictions.
Represented the purchaser in connection with the due diligence, documentation, purchase, financing and completion of construction of a commercial office property in excess of $10,000,000.
Represented a national lending institution in the negotiation, due diligence, documentation and closing of various working capital loan facilities totaling $60,000,000 for a global airline parts distributor.
Represented the purchaser in connection with the due diligence, documentation, purchase and financing of a commercial shopping center in excess of $16,000,000.
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Campbell University School of Law, J.D. (2006) cum laude
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., Political Science, Minor in Business Administration (1998)
North Carolina (2006)
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
North Carolina Bar Association, Business and Real Property Sections, Member
Forsyth County Bar Association, Member
H.O.P.E. of Winston-Salem, Inc., Board of Directors (2016-Present)
NAIOP Commercial Real Estate Development Association, Member, Board of Directors for the North Carolina Piedmont Triad Chapter (2016-Present)
Whitaker Elementary School Circle of Commitment , Board of Directors (2016-Present)
The Science Center and Environmental Park of Forsyth County (SciWorks), Board of Directors, Chairman (2011-2015) and Member (2008-2015)
Samaritan Ministries, Volunteer
Youth Sports, Volunteer Coach
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
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