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Andrew F. Lopez

Charlotte | 704.335.9056
Fax | 704.334.4706

Andrew Lopez focuses on commercial lending, real estate, bankruptcy, and corporate law. He represents financial institutions and borrowers in a variety of transactions, including construction loans, term loans, lines of credit, acquisition and development loans, and asset-based loans.

Andrew has also represented financial institutions in matters involving corporate bankruptcy proceedings, creditors' rights, restructuring, and insolvency. That included negotiating workout solutions designed to avoid bankruptcy or foreclosure, such as loan modifications and forbearance agreements. He has also represented financial institutions in civil litigation arising out of mortgage-related disputes and other complex civil matters. He is knowledgeable about lending laws and regulations, mortgage banking, foreclosures, REO, default servicing, and compliance functions.

Andrew is actively involved with the Mecklenburg County Bar Association and the Bruce Irons Camp Fund, which provides year-round mentoring and enrichment activities for public school students whose families have limited financial resources. In addition, he volunteers with the Council for Children's Rights, where he engages in pro bono legal representation of children in custody disputes.

Representative Experience

  • Advised institutional lenders in midmarket commercial loan workouts and bankruptcy proceedings.
  • Represented a national insurance company in more than 100 bankruptcy matters.
  • Served as lead attorney in more than 50 bankruptcy-related litigation matters.

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Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America "Ones to Watch" in Real Estate Law, 2021-2023
  • North Carolina Pro Bono Honor Society, 2019
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018
  • Pace University Environmental Law Moot Court Competition's Best Brief for the Appellee, 2007
  • Jessup Cup International Law Moot Court Competition's 7th Place Oralist in the Mid-Atlantic Super Regional, 2008


  • UNC Center for Banking and Finance, Board of Advisors, 2019-present
  • Bruce Irons Camp Fund, Vice President of Planning and Finance, 2016-present; Board of Directors, 2014-present
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2015-2018