William S. Cherry Jr.

Partner
301 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1900, Raleigh, NC 27601

t: 919.783.2938

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Bill has over 40 years' experience assisting all types of businesses with complex mergers and acquisitions, real estate matters, protecting the rights of creditors and securitizing creditors' rights, and counseling individuals and businesses on debtor/creditor issues. He has practiced in three of the firm's offices, building relationships statewide. Bill's bottom-line business sense and responsiveness are well known to his clients.

Representative Experience

  • As one of two primary outside counsel to the Monitor under the National Mortgage Servicing Settlement and several other consumer compliance regulatory settlements, a thorough understanding of current mortgage loan servicing standards, including those under the National Mortgage Settlement and those of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau.
  • Broad range of experience in business transactional matters, including financing transactions, sale and securitization of assets, and the purchase or sale of businesses in a variety of industries, or assets used in such businesses (e.g., banking, savings and loans, agriculture, food service, engineering, solid waste disposal)
  • State and federal corporate, commercial and consumer regulatory compliance issues for bank holding companies and their subsidiaries and farm credit institutions
  • Extensive contract review, analysis, drafting and negotiation in a broad array of practice disciplines
  • Broad range of financing transactional experience involving commercial lending and real estate lending, conduit lending and other securitization transactional matters
  • Multi-jurisdictional practice and analysis of laws and regulations for clients involved in multi-state transactions
  • In-depth understanding of agricultural cooperatives, including their structure and operations
  • Significant debtor/creditor work-out experience in an array of financing transactions, and an extensive creditor bankruptcy practice from 1979 up to 1998
  • General civil litigation experience from 1975 through 1988, which experience included jury trials in state and federal courts

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