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Tim Griffin

t: 704.342.5251 f: 704.342.5264

Tim Griffin represents financial institutions, other creditors and investors in corporate finance and middle market investment transactions.


Tim represents lenders and investors in a variety of matters, both in new finance arrangements and in workouts and collections of classified or downgraded credits. Tim has experience with respect to these matters as both in-house legal counsel for a multi-billion dollar bank and as a member of this firm representing institutional creditors.


Areas of Focus

+Financial Services

  • Corporate and commercial operating company financing transactions
  • Asset based financing and factoring
  • Real estate project financing arrangements
  • Workouts, forbearance arrangements, and collections of bank credits
  • Syndications and Intercreditor arrangements
  • Venture capital and mezzanine financing
  • Low income housing tax credits financing


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University of North Carolina, JD, 1980

University of North Carolina, BA, 1976

+Notable Accomplishments

Recognized in Business North Carolina Magazine’s “Legal Elite” (Real Estate Law), 2008

Recognized as a Leading Attorney by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (Banking & Finance), 2017-2020

+Professional & Community Activities

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Banking Law Institute, Member, Board of Directors 2008 – 2016

RMA Associates, Charlotte

North Carolina Bankers Association, Member

Member, Turnaround Management Association

Member, Finance Committee, United Way of Central Carolinas

+Speaking & Writing

“Perfecting Liens in Atypical Collateral,” 1999, North Carolina Bar Association

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