Mark Hartman - Attorney at Law

Mark S. Hartman

PARTNER

NEW BERN • RALEIGH • WILMINGTON

Office: (252) 514-2828 Ext: 7052
Direct: (252) 262-7052
Fax: (252) 262-7052
Mobile: (252) 240-9205 

msh@dhwlegal.com

Practice Groups:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights
  • Real Estate

Bar Admissions:

  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • US Supreme Court
  • US Court of Appeals 4th Circuit

Education:

  • North Carolina State University, B.S., 1996
  • Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 2000

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Mark Hartman handles Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights and Commercial Real Estate matters.

Awards and Recognitions:

  • AV (Preeminent) Peer Review Rating for Ability & Ethics from Martindale-Hubbell, 2005-2021
  • AV (Preeminent) Client Review Rating for Ability & Ethics from Martindale-Hubbell, 2005-2021
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers as one of America’s top lawyers in the field of Real Estate, 2013-2021
  • Recognized by Super Lawyers magazine as a Super Lawyer (Top 10 in NC) in the field of Banking, 2014-2021
  • Recognized by Business North Carolina magazine as a member of the “Legal Elite” in the field of Real Estate, 2009, 2011-2013, 2017, 2019
  • Wake Forest Law Review, Staff Member, 1998-1999
  • Wake Forest Law Review, Symposium Editor, 1999-2000
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2010 –

Professional Associations:

  • Member, Board of Advisors, UNC School of Law Center for Banking and Finance
  • Member, Loan Syndications and Trading Association
  • Member, North Carolina Bankers Association
  • Member, The Risk Management Association
  • Member, North Carolina Land Title Association
  • Member, Real Estate Lawyers Association of North Carolina
  • Member, New York Bar Association
  • Member, North Carolina Bar Association
    –Former Member, Real Property Section Council
    –Former Chair, Joint Task Force on Standardized Forms
    –Lecturer and Course Planner
  • Member, American Bar Association
    –Former Vice Chair, Workouts, Foreclosures and Bankruptcy Committee of Real Property, Probate and Trust Section
    –Former Chair, Senior Housing and Assisted Living Committee Real Property, Probate and Trust Section
    –Former Chair, Residential, Multi-Family and Special Use Group Real Property, Probate and Trust Section
    –Course Planner

Previous Employment:

  • Carruthers & Roth, P.A.
  • Helms Mulliss & Wicker, PLLC, (now McGuireWoods, LLP)

Recent Transactions and Engagements:

  • Represented national bank as administrative agent and sole lead arranger and bookrunner in syndicated senior secured $46,000,000 facility for construction and development of multi-family project.
  • Represented national bank as administrative agent and sole lead arranger and bookrunner in syndicated senior secured $34,000,000 facility for construction and development of multi-family project.
  • Represented national bank in participated senior secured $58,000,000 facility for construction and development of multi-family project.
  • Represented national bank as a syndicate member lender in syndicated senior secured $78,500,000 facility for construction and development of independent living, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing facility.
  • Represented national bank in senior secured bilateral $30,000,000 facility for construction and development of 55+ multi-family project.
  • Represented national bank in $28,500,000 facility for construction and development of multi-family project.
  • Represented national bank in $27,000,000 facility for refinance of hotel.
  • Represented national bank in $24,500,000 facility for acquisition of multi-family project.
  • Represented national bank in $20,000,000 facility for construction and development of multi-family project.
  • Represented national bank in $24,000,000 facility for construction and development of multi-family project.
  • Represented national bank in $26,000,000 facility for multi-specialty healthcare practice.
  • Represented national bank in $25,000,000 facility for builder line of credit.

Other Experience:

  • Represented national and regional lending institutions in foreclosures, workouts, loan modifications, forbearance agreements, deeds in lieu of foreclosure, bankruptcies and other creditors’ rights transactions, proceedings and situations.
  • Represented national and regional lending institutions in lending transactions (several involving syndications and participations) throughout the southeast, establishing various credit facilities for lot developers, homebuilders, condominium developers, marina developers, townhome developers, hotel operators, restaurant operators, apartment developers, shopping center developers, multi-specialty medical practices, golf course developers, convenience store operators, drug store operators and manufacturing businesses.
  • Represented condominium developers, townhome developers, single-family home developers, golf course developers and marina developers throughout NC in various land acquisitions and dispositions, financing arrangements, contract negotiations, community documentation and other matters.
  • Represented landowner in prolonged zoning case regarding a request for a zoning text change for increased density and additional permitted uses.
  • Represented commercial real estate firm, office building owners and shopping center owners in the preparation and negotiation of various leases.
  • Represented national title insurance companies regarding title issues in large multi-state transactions and other transactions.
  • Represented large publicly-traded company in contract negotiations and due diligence process for large land assemblage.
  • Represented automobile dealers, restaurant owners and various other businesses in business acquisitions and dispositions.
  • Served as expert witness in NC Superior Court regarding matters of commercial real estate and commercial transactions.
  • Served as expert witness in US Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of NC regarding matters of real estate title.
  • Represented regional lending institution in sale of loan portfolio to another regional lending institution.
  • Represented national lending institutions in acquisitions and dispositions of various branch locations.
  • Represented national title insurance companies regarding title insurance claims.