Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys
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  • B.S., Davidson College, 2006, magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa
  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 2009, Order of the Coif; Managing Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review
  • North Carolina, 2009
100 North Tryon Street
Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

Lesley Attkisson Lewis

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Lesley Lewis’s practice includes a broad range of corporate transactional matters, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments and general corporate matters.  She represents public and private companies, private equity groups and family owned businesses in a broad range of complex business transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buyouts and cross-border transactions.  Ms. Lewis also assists clients with drafting and negotiating commercial contracts and advises clients on the formation and structure of business entities.

Of Note

  • Named among 2018’s “Most Influential Women” presented by the Mecklenburg Times
  • Coordinator, Devonshire reading program
  • Member, Moore & Van Allen Public Service Committee
  • Member, Moore & Van Allen Recruiting Committee
  • Member, Moore & Van Allen Young Professionals Sub-Committee

Representative Matters

  • Represented a multinational consumer packaging company in a carve-out divestiture of its worldwide specialty and beverage closures business for $360 million
  • Represented a multinational consumer packaging company in the sale of its worldwide healthcare plastics businesses to a U.K. private equity fund and a domestic manufacturing company
  • Represented a multinational consumer packaging company in the sale of its worldwide cosmetics and home and personal care businesses to affiliates of a private equity firm for approximately $459 million
  • Represented a public utility and an infrastructure private equity fund in the $600 million sale of a fiber optic cable business
  • Represented a public utility in the sale of its interest in 14 cooling and cogeneration facilities
  • Represented an infrastructure private equity fund in the sale of four coal-fired generation facilities in New Jersey, Arkansas and West Virginia
  • Represented a portfolio company of an infrastructure private equity fund in the divestiture of a cogeneration facility located in Florida to a public utility for $451 million (inclusive of debt)
  • Represented a private equity fund in the divestiture of a portfolio company providing third party logistics services to small and medium sized businesses
  • Represented the founders of a data sanitization services business in an auction process and sale to a financial sponsor
  • Represented the portfolio company of a private equity firm in numerous add-on acquisitions in the professional education services sector
  • Represented a private government contractor in its strategic acquisition of various federal, state and local government suppliers
  • Represented an employee recognition portfolio company of a private equity fund in its sale to a financial sponsor
  • Represented a private equity sponsor in connection with a dividend recapitalization of a portfolio company
  • Represented a publicly-traded Canadian corporation in the restructuring of its U.S. operations

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association 
  • Mecklenburg County Bar
  • Charlotte Women Attorneys