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P. Neal Cook

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Neal Cook heads the firm’s Banking & Capital Markets practice group. He represents institutional lenders, servicers, finance companies and borrowers in a variety of financing transactions, including securitized loans, syndicated financings, construction and permanent real estate loans, asset based loans, and loan workouts and restructurings. Mr. Cook has extensive knowledge in the areas of commercial real estate finance and development, commercial leasing and corporate transactions.

While at Wake Forest University, Mr. Cook was the Articles Editor of the Wake Forest Law Review and a member of the Moot Court Board.

Results By the Numbers

  • 0 Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers for 2016
  • 0 Attorneys in 7 offices

Representative Experience

  • Representation of mortgage loan portfolio servicers in connection with single-site and multi-site loan assumptions, as well as consent, REMIC and general compliance issues
  • Representation of lenders and borrowers in secured and unsecured working capital, term, acquisition and other credit facilities
  • Origination of commercial construction loans
  • Representation of bank syndicates in secured and unsecured credit facilities, including acquisition, term, letter of credit and working capital facilities
  • Coordination of financings and real estate transfers in connection with mergers and acquisitions
  • Negotiation of loan workouts and the restructuring of existing loans

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Honors & Awards

  • Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America in Banking and Finance Law, 2013-2017
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Star in Banking and Real Estate, 2009
  • Business North Carolina magazine's "Legal Elite" in Business Law, 2006-2008