Jan 07 2020

Chris Bullock (Washington, DC) counsels real estate developers, publicly traded home builders, real estate owners, banks, and insurance companies in how to successfully purchase, develop, manage, lease, finance, and sell real estate. His commercial real estate experience includes closing construction loan portfolios in excess of $140 million, representing a client in simultaneously acquiring four shopping centers, and securing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac financing for five apartment developments simultaneously.

Christa Burger (Winston-Salem, NC) has a broad range of experience defending complex mass tort and business matters including deceptive advertising and products liability claims. She also advises Manufacturing and Consumer Products sector clients on a wide array of marketing and regulatory issues. Christa co-leads the Law Compliss Team with Mike Leonard. Law Compliss is a team of 14 attorneys and 70 paraprofessionals responsible for providing computer-assisted legal support services to RAI Group companies, including but not limited to document productions, internal investigations, government demands, and third-party requests.

Michael Fischer (Charlotte, NC) is an antitrust attorney whose practice focuses on clients in the health care sector. He is experienced in antitrust counseling and litigation, commercial litigation, and government investigations. Michael regularly represents clients before the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division, the Federal Trade Commission, and state competition regulators.

Ericka Johnson’s (Wilmington, Del.) practice focuses on nationwide complex chapter 11 cases.  She advises middle market debtors and debtors in possession, official committees, secured lenders, landlords, secured and unsecured creditors, and asset purchasers on bankruptcy and corporate restructuring matters across the oil and gas, manufacturing, retail, real estate, and media/technology sectors. She also regularly litigates bankruptcy matters including involuntary bankruptcies, motions for the appointment of Chapter 11 trustees, claim objections, plan confirmation objections, dismissal/conversion motions, and adversary proceedings.

Aulica Monroe (Winston-Salem, NC) concentrates her practice on the national representation of clients in complex products liability litigation with cases pending throughout the country. In that capacity, Aulica has defended clients in multiple states, including New York, California, Massachusetts, Missouri and West Virginia. She has significant experience assisting clients with pretrial discovery, trial preparation and motion practice in both state and federal courts. She has represented R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in more than a dozen jury trials and has prepared medical witnesses and company scientific witnesses for deposition and trial in dozens more cases.

Larry Moye’s (Raleigh, NC) practice includes advising clients in a broad range of estate and trust matters, including estate planning and administration, gift and charitable contribution planning, the formation and usage of limited liability entities, and business succession planning. He also regularly represents clients in the modification and termination of irrevocable trusts. In addition, Larry advises clients involved in will and trust disputes, breach of fiduciary duty claims, and other fiduciary litigation concerning the rights, duties and powers of trustees and beneficiaries under the terms of trust agreements. His fiduciary litigation clients include executors, individual and corporate trustees, and estate and trust beneficiaries.

Morgan Patterson (Wilmington, Del.) focuses her practice corporate bankruptcy and creditor’s rights in complex chapter 11 proceedings. Her bankruptcy work includes all matters of litigation and transactions, including involuntary petitions, avoidance actions, relief-from-stay proceedings, trustee motions, sale and purchase of assets, executory contracts and lease issues, post-petition financing, disclosure statements, plan confirmation, and representing liquidating trustees and plan administrators in the wind-down of estates. Morgan also guides clients in cross-border insolvency proceedings, specifically the consummation of large cross-border asset sales.

Chris Towery (Winston-Salem, NC) guides lenders, administrative agents, borrowers, and issuers in a variety of corporate and commercial finance transactions, including single-lender and syndicated credit facilities. In addition, Chris frequently helps financial institutions, commercial mortgage-backed securities servicers and distressed debt investors efficiently resolve complex distressed loans, in and out of bankruptcy. He also represents creditors in the defense of preference and fraudulent transfer causes of action and acquirers purchasing assets from bankruptcy estates and receivers.