Charlie Harris represents agent banks and lenders in connection with syndicated, club and single-lender credit facilities. 

Overview

Charlie’s experience includes secured and unsecured credit facilities involving companies in a broad range of industries, including health care, media and communications, financial services, utilities, gas and oil and manufacturing. 

Representative Experience

  • Represented a US$640,000,000 (Comprised of a US$380,000,000 Revolving Credit Facility and a US$260,000,000 Term Loan Facility), Senior Secured Credit Facility in favor of a privately-held fixed base of operations operator for private aviation. Charlie represented the Lead Arranger and Administrative Agent in this syndicated credit facility. This credit facility involved complications arising with dozens of locations of operations, interaction with governmental aviation boards and documentary and intangibles taxation
  • Represented a US$1,256,250,000 (Comprised of a US$800,000,000 Revolving Credit Facility, a US$206,250,000 Term Loan A and a US$250,000,000 Delayed Draw Term Loan) Senior Unsecured Credit Facility in favor of a public company manufacturer of fuselages and cockpit components incorporated into Boeing and Airbus aircraft. Charlie represented the Lead Arranger and the Administrative Agent in this syndicated credit facility
  • Represented a Senior Secured Credit Facility in favor of entities comprising a for-profit university. Charlie represented the Lead Arranger and Administrative Agent in this syndicated credit facility. This credit facility involved complications arising in connection with lending to a for-profit educational institution, which is heavily regulated by the United States federal government
  • Represented a US$125,000,000 (comprised of a US$50,000,000 Revolving Credit Facility and a US$75,000,000 Term Loan) Senior Secured Credit Facility in favor of a public insurance company that primarily provides personal and commercial residential insurance in the coastal United States. Charlie represented the Lead Arranger and Administrative Agent in this syndicated credit facility
  • Represented a US$1,050,000,000 (comprised of a US $450,000,000 Revolving Credit Facility and a US $350,000,000 Term Loan B), with an additional advance under the Term Loan B of US$250,000,000, Senior Secured Credit Facility in favor of a Canadian multinational electronic manufacturing services company. Charlie represented the Lead Arranger and Administrative Agent in this syndicated credit facility

Notable

Notable

  • Named a “Key Lawyer,” Commercial Lending, Legal 500 US, 2021
  • Best Lawyers in America, Banking and Finance Law, 2020-2022
  • IFLR1000, Highly Regarded – Banking, 2018-2021
  • Chambers Partners USA in North Carolina – Banking & Finance, 2014-2015 and 2018-2019, 2021
  • Chair of the Board, Child Care Resources Inc.
  • Executive Leadership Team - Heart Ball, American Heart Association, 2016-2017

News

Affiliations

Affiliations

  • North Carolina Bar Association

Education

J.D., University of Virginia, 2002; Articles Editor, Virginia Tax Review; Editorial Board Member, Journal of Law & Politics

B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1998; Morehead Scholar; Phi Beta Kappa

Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2002
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"He's incredibly responsive and very insightful, he's just a brilliant attorney." - Chambers, 2021 

Chambers USA - North Carolina, Banking & Finance, 2014-2015 and 2018-2019, 2021

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