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Chris Dwight

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t: 252.972.7024 f: 252.972.7045

Chris Dwight represents clients in a broad range of corporate and transactional matters, including mergers and acquisitions. He also regularly furnishes outside general counsel services to various clients.

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Biography

Chris represents buyers and sellers in mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. He also regularly furnishes outside general counsel services, regularly advising clients on a broad range of corporate and transactional matters, including corporate reorganizations and restructurings, commercial contracts, corporate governance, the formation and maintenance of business entities, and securities offerings.

Areas of Focus

+Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Represented acquirer in a $176 million acquisitive merger with an insurance and bonding company
  • Represented buyer in the acquisition of a professional soccer franchise
  • Represented buyer in a strategic asset purchase of a software developer
  • Represented asset sellers in multiple strategic acquisitions of medical practices
  • Represented seller in an acquisition of a continuing care retirement community owner/operator
  • Represented seller in a strategic investment in a mortgage lending company
  • Represented seller in an asset sale and equity rollover of a strategic communications agency
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+Business Organizations & Transactions

  • Represented multi-national corporation in a comprehensive, multi-phase restructuring and reorganization of its US-based subsidiaries
  • Represented joint municipal power agency in the development of an electric generation facility
  • Represented multi-state restaurant franchisee in a secured refinancing transaction
  • Represented operator of charter schools in construction and permanent financing transactions
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+Outside General Counsel Services

  • Outside counsel for equipment manufacturer
  • Outside counsel for charter school operator
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Credentials

+Education

University of North Carolina School of Law, JD

Brown University, AB, magna cum laude

Harvard Graduate School of Education, MA

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+Notable Accomplishments

Ranked among Super Lawyers magazine’s North Carolina “Rising Stars” (Business/Corporate), 2018

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+Professional & Community Activities

Charter Member of the North Carolina Pro Bono Resource Center Advisory Board

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