Joey Norman has a diverse corporate, commercial, and transactional law practice, employing a value-driven approach to his practice particularly focusing on appraising and addressing risk from a business operations and efficiency view point, while accomplishing legal goals and helping his clients maximize return.


Joey is experienced in representing buy and sell-side clients in mergers and acquisitions in both strategic and financial transactions. He has represented a full range of clients including private equity, venture capital, family office, private closely held companies and publicly-traded companies in M&A, asset-backed finance and senior and subordinated debt financing transactions. He has assisted in completing transactions ranging from $1.5mm to $5billion in a variety of industries, including energy, industrial, manufacturing, banking, aerospace, healthcare, business services, consumer goods and services, oil and gas, industrial, telecommunications, professional sports, hospitality, and entertainment.

In addition to his transactional practice, Joey acts as outside counsel to multiple Fortune 500 clients advising on general corporate, operational and commercial legal matters, including day-to-day governance, compliance, transactional, and litigation matters. His particular practice involves drafting and negotiating supply, sales, purchase, services, confidentiality and other commercial agreements, and advising on commercial claims and other litigation issues from the transactional standpoint. Additionally, Joey advises clients daily on transportation and logistics issues, including global insurance management, regulatory compliance, and motor carrier contracting.

Joey’s practice also includes advising start-ups and venture capital-backed companies on strategic and legal matters during pre-valuation, investment rounds, and exit transactions.



  • Best Lawyers in America, Mergers and Acquisitions Law "Ones to Watch," 2021-2022; Corporate Law "Ones to Watch," 2022



J.D., Wake Forest University School of Law

M.B.A., McColl School of Business, Queens University of Charlotte

B.S., North Carolina State University


  • North Carolina
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Best Lawyers in America, Mergers and Acquisitions Law "Ones to Watch," 2021-2022; Corporate Law "Ones to Watch," 2022

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