Feb 18 2019

WINSTON-SALEM, NC—Experienced capital markets and corporate transactions attorney Will Walker has returned to Womble Bond Dickinson and will practice in the firm’s Winston-Salem office.

Walker counsels both financial institutions and corporate borrowers in a wide range of complex lending transactions, including deals totaling more than $1 billion in value. His specific lending experience includes guiding clients in such US-based and cross-border transactions as:

  • Leveraged acquisition financings;
  • Cash flow and asset-based loans and other secured financings;
  • Unsecured credit facilities;
  • Unitranche facilities;
  • First lien and second lien facilities
  • Bridge facilities; and
  • Mezzanine facilities.

In addition, Walker counsels clients in workouts and restructurings. He has served clients in a wide range of sectors, including Retail and Consumer, Technology and Manufacturing.

“Will’s experience is a great fit for our existing lending practice,” said Merrick Benn, Leader of Womble Bond Dickinson’s Capital Markets Practice Group. “Clients rely on Will to navigate them through the most complex lending transactions, and he has proven himself to be more than up to that challenge.”

Womble Bond Dickinson Winston-Salem Office Managing Partner Kim Mann said, “We strive to be a magnet for top talent, and in Will, I certainly believe we have attracted a top lateral hire. We are pleased to have him join our Winston-Salem team.”

Walker comes to Womble Bond Dickinson from Norton Rose Fulbright’s Dallas office. From 2000-2006, he practiced in Womble Bond Dickinson’s Charlotte office. He is a graduate of Wake Forest University and holds JD and MBA degrees from Duke University.

Chris Leon, the firm’s Financial Institutions Sector Team Leader, said, “Will was a talented associate when he was with us previously. Now, he is returning as a partner and brings with him a proven track record of client service. We are glad to have him back at Womble Bond Dickinson.”