A. Carter Arey

Senior Counsel

Related Content

Practices
Industries
Education
  • The University of North Carolina School of Law, JD, with Honors, Managing Editor, North Carolina Law Review, 2003
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BA, with Honors and with Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, 1999
Admissions
  • North Carolina
Affiliations

Member, North Carolina Bar Association

Member, Mecklenburg County Bar

Board Member, Supportive Housing Communities, Inc.

Carter is a member of the McGuireWoods’ ClientSync team, which oversees the firm’s Legal Project Management (LPM) efforts. She has extensive firsthand experience in budgeting, managing and overseeing complex transactional matters for a variety of clients. Carter focuses on assisting the firm’s corporate attorneys in implementing LPM principles and tools in their practices. She educates and assists attorneys on how to scope, budget, and efficiently manage their matters. As the ClientSync corporate lead, Carter works directly with the firm’s attorneys, business development team, finance department and clients to handle our client and attorney LPM needs. Carter also works directly with our clients in developing their own legal project management initiatives. Carter is Yellow Belt-certified in Legal Lean Sigma and Project Management, and she has attended numerous legal project management workshops.

For over a decade, Carter represented financial institutions in connection with the structuring, negotiation and documentation of syndicated, club and single lender senior credit facilities. Her lending experience includes investment grade financings, leveraged acquisition financings (involving strategic buyers and private equity firms), multicurrency and cross-border financings, first lien and second lien financings and asset based financings and covers a broad range of industry groups, such as healthcare, waste management, business services, retail, beverage distribution, construction and consumer products.

In addition to her role with the ClientSync team, Carter serves as the Charlotte office pro bono co-coordinator. In this role, Carter facilitates the office’s efforts to provide pro bono services to clients in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg and surrounding communities, often through local non-profit legal service providers, such as Legal Aid of NC, Legal Services of the Southern Piedmont, Council for Children’s Rights, and Safe Alliance.

In the News

A. Carter Arey
vCard
T: +1 704 343 2241F: +1 704 444 8818201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146

Representation of the administrative agent and lead arranger in a $500 million multicurrency syndicated senior secured credit facility for the strategic acquisition of a consulting company.

Representation of the administrative agent and lead arranger in a $200 million syndicated senior secured credit facility for the strategic acquisition of a pharmaceutical company.

Representation of the administrative agent and lead arranger in a $1.25 billion multicurrency syndicated working capital credit facility for a leading waste management company.

Representation of the administrative agent and lead arranger in a $1 billion multicurrency syndicated working capital credit facility for a management consultant.

Representation of the administrative agent and lead arranger in a $600 million syndicated secured credit facility for a network of healthcare providers.

Representation of the administrative agent and lead arranger in a $2.4 billion syndicated credit facility for a beverage distributor.

Representation of the administrative agent and lead arranger in a $500 million multicurrency syndicated credit facility for medical device manufacturer.

Representation of the administrative agent and lead arranger in a $600 million syndicated secured credit facility for an environmental and construction engineering company.