Lea Johnson successfully guides lenders and borrowers from the beginning to the closing of complex asset-based lending and commercial real estate transactions. Lea has deep experience in a wide variety of collateral used to secure these transactions.

Overview

Lea primarily represents lenders in both bilateral and syndicated asset-based lending and commercial real estate transactions secured by both domestic and foreign collateral. She also represents borrowers in these types of transactions.

Representative Experience

  • Served as lead attorney for a $156,000,000 syndicated asset-based lending transaction for a pallet manufacturer. The transaction was secured in part by real estate collateral in multiple states
  • Served as lead attorney for a $110,000,000 syndicated asset-based lending transaction for a retailer. The transaction had both domestic and foreign borrowers
  • Represented a lender in a $95,000,000 asset-based lending transaction that involved securing both domestic and foreign collateral
  • Represented borrowers in their financings with multiple lenders secured by their commercial real estate properties in several states

Notable

Notable

  • Martindale-Hubbell, North Carolina Top Rated Lawyer
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers, Banking, 2010-2012
  • Trustee, Centre College of Kentucky
  • Active in college alumni affairs

Affiliations

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association: Business Law Section
  • North Carolina Bar Association: Business Law Section
  • North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys
  • Charlotte Women's Bar Association
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association 

Education

J.D., Vanderbilt University, 1985; Order of the Coif; Associate Editor, Vanderbilt Law Review

B.A., Centre College of Kentucky, 1982, summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa

Admissions

  • North Carolina, 1985
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