Mike Choy is a partner in the firm’s Capital Markets practice. He represents financial institutions and non-bank lenders in a wide variety of commercial lending and finance transactions. He also advises clients on a broad range of laws and regulations applicable to financial products and services.

With over 20 years of diverse experience representing financial institutions and lenders in large law firms and in senior in-house roles in corporate legal departments of regional and national banks, Mike most recently served as Senior Vice President and Managing Counsel at one of the country’s largest banks (by total assets and market capitalization). In that role, he co-led the Middle Market Banking Legal Team, acting as section leader of the Emerging Middle Market segment of Middle Market Banking and certain Specialized Industries lending businesses, and served on the Commercial Banking Division Leadership Team within the Legal Department. 

Prior to his in-house roles, Mike was an associate at Am Law 100 firms in Atlanta and Chicago. His practice focused on representing financial institutions, non-bank lenders, and borrowers in a variety of finance transactions. He also handled various domestic and cross-border commercial transactions.

Mike is fluent in Korean.

Professional & Civic Engagement

  • Association of Corporate Counsel, Research Triangle Chapter, Board of Directors (2016-2018)
  • Leadership Raleigh (2015)


  • Korean