Mark Hartman is consistently recognized as one of the top banking lawyers in the State of North Carolina,* and John Bircher is consistently recognized as one of the top bankruptcy lawyers in the State of North Carolina.** With their leadership, the firm represents national, regional, state and local lending institutions in a broad range of matters “from cradle to grave,” including loan structure and documentation, loan administration, workouts, forbearance agreements, foreclosures, deeds in lieu, bankruptcies, collections actions and lender liability defense. Additionally, the firm fields calls, texts and emails on a daily basis regarding a wide range of various issues that our clients face, including setoff rights, garnishments, privacy issues, compliance issues and other similar matters. The Banking & Finance Practice Group relies heavily on its interaction with the firm’s Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Group, the firm’s Litigation Practice Group and the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group to provide clients with comprehensive and in-depth representation, using the strengths and experience of the attorneys and paralegals in the firm most qualified to handle the various matters and issues that arise.
*Super Lawyers Magazine, Top Rated Banking Lawyer, Mark S. Hartman, 2014-2021
**Business North Carolina Magazine as a member of the “Legal Elite” in the field of Bankruptcy, 2010, 2013-2021; Super Lawyers Magazine as a Super Lawyer in the field of Business Bankruptcy 2011-2017 and 2020