Lee A. Spinks

Partner
301 S. College Street, Suite 2900, Charlotte, NC 28202

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Lee's practice areas include Commercial Litigation, Business and Commercial Law, and Health Care Law. He represents clients in state and federal courts, before administrative agencies, and in ADR proceedings including arbitration, mediation, and summary jury trials. He focuses his litigation practice on matters involving alleged accounting malpractice, "balance sheet" and reps and warranties disputes between buyers and sellers of businesses, claims made against banks, and other corporate, commercial, and banking litigation matters involving accounting issues and financial damages claims. Lee also represents corporations, limited liability companies, and partnerships, and the shareholders, members or partners thereof, in disputes involving the rights of majority and minority owners.

Lee is general counsel to a number of small and midsize closely held corporate clients and medical practice groups. He represents these clients in a variety of matters, including business organization, agreements between owners, employment contracts, and vendor and customer agreements and disputes. Mr. Spinks represents medical practices in negotiating exclusive provider, physician recruitment, medical director, joint venture, and other agreements with hospitals, health systems, and outpatient centers. He represents hospitals in corporate governance matters, organizational issues, negotiation and documentation of affiliations and other relationships, and in litigation (other than professional liability claims).

Representative Experience

  • Represented bank in defense of action by the buyer of a technology leasing subsidiary seeking in excess of $23 million for alleged breaches of reps and warranties in purchase agreement; on eve of arbitration, action settled for a small fraction of claim.
  • Represented solid waste management company against a county and another solid waste company in litigation in both state and federal court regarding enforceability of long term landfill contract under which county guaranteed all solid waste of county would be delivered to client's new landfill; issues involved included authority of county to contract and assure performance under state laws, claims that contract violated interstate commerce clause of U.S. constitution, and options available to county to assure waste delivery without violating commerce clause; matter successfully settled with client retaining contract, and receiving additional seven figure payments each year over life of contract to compensate for waste not delivered
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