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Emily Iverson

Emily represents individuals, businesses, and banks in a wide variety of commercial transactions, including real estate, mergers and acquisitions, financing, and other business matters. Emily has structured, negotiated, and documented senior debt financing arrangements of all types, including secured and unsecured single bank and syndicated credit agreements, multicurrency financing facilities, asset-based lending transactions, and leveraged acquisition financings, for national financial institutions. In addition, Emily spent six months on secondment to the legal department of Bank of America, N.A. with the leveraged finance group.

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Admitted to Practice:

  • North Carolina, 2008
  • New York, 2010


  • The University of North Carolina School of Law, Juris Doctor, with High Honors, 2008
  • Wake Forest University, Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Business, summa cum laude, 2005

Professional or Trade Affiliations

  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member
    • Member of the Business Law Section and Real Estate Section of the NCBA
  • Wake County Bar Association, Member
  • Tenth Judicial District, Member
  • New York Bar Association, Member

Honors & Awards

  • McGuireWoods Excellence Award as an associate who demonstrated excellence in client service and integrity
  • Appointed to the Order of the Coif
  • Publication Editor of the North Carolina Law Review
    • Author, “Double-Edged Scissor: Legal Protection for Fashion Design,” 86 N.C. L. Rev. 237, 2007.
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

Representative Experience

  • Represented investment advisory firm in a number of merger/acquisition transactions totaling over $20 million
  • Represented commercial developer in formation of single purpose business entities, acquisition and development financing, and negotiation of franchise agreements
  • Represented hotel developer in negotiation of franchise agreements
  • Represented local business entity in complex employment agreements
  • Represented lender in a $25 million bilateral senior secured revolving credit facility to a beverage distributor
  • Represented lead arranger and agent in a $400 million syndicated senior secured asset based revolving credit facility used to finance the acquisition of a regional consumer finance company by an equity sponsor
  • Represented joint lead arranger and administrative agent in a $2 billion syndicated senior secured multicurrency credit facility to a packaging company

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