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Charles B. Lee Jr.

Banking & Finance Department Chair
Charlotte | 704.335.9001
Fax | 704.334.4706

Chuck Lee has extensive experience in banking and financial transactions. He represents borrowers and lenders in the structuring and closing of a wide range of financing transactions. 

"He has a great sense of business vision and can apply that to the legal issues,” one of his clients told Chambers USA, which develops rankings using in-depth interviews and objective research. Chuck’s clients and peers consistently rank him among the leading lawyers in North Carolina.  

He serves as counsel for major domestic and international banks, manufacturers, investors, fintech developers, project sponsors, project entities, service companies, and high net worth individuals.

Representative Experience

Chuck regularly represents clients in connection with the following matters:

  • Cross-border financings.
  • Corporate term and working capital facilities.
  • Fintech development and monetization.
  • Domestic and international project finance transactions involving chemical plants, utility assets, manufacturing facilities, container ports and other transportation projects.
  • Merger and acquisition lending.
  • Acquisition and development lending.
  • International trade finance transactions including those with Eximbank or FCIA credit enhancement.
  • Site selection and development.
  • Acquisition and development of industrial, commercial and retail projects.

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Honors & Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America in Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, 2013-2023
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers in Banking & Finance, 2012-2023
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent™ in Banking & Finance; Real Estate & Commercial Development