Loy McKeithen

Senior Counsel

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Practices
Industries
International
Education
  • The University of North Carolina School of Law, JD, with High Honors, 1966
  • Davidson College, AB, 1961
Admissions
  • North Carolina
Affiliations

Member, North Carolina Bar Association

Member, Charlotte Chamber of Commerce

Member, American Bar Association and American Bar Foundation

Former Board Member:

  • North Carolina Dance Theatre
  • Charlotte-Mecklenburg Arts and Science Council
  • University of North Carolina Healthcare System
  • N.C. Blumenthal Center for the Performing Arts
  • Charlotte Symphony Association
  • Charlotte Center City Partners
  • Historic Rosedale Plantation
  • United Way of Central Carolinas
  • WDAV Radio FM

Advisors Board, London Chamber Orchestra

Loy has extensive experience in a variety of sophisticated financial transactions spread across virtually all industries. He is actively involved in complex lending, and led his previous firm’s lending and tax-exempt financing areas. Loy is currently working in London and expanding the international debt finance practice of the Firm.

Having chaired uptown Charlotte N.C development entities, he is active in urban development. He was instrumental in the development and construction of the Charlotte Performing Arts Center, the Charlotte Convention Center, the Carolina Panthers NFL Football Stadium, North Carolina Dance Centre and the Fifth Third Financial Center. He has personally developed two large uptown Charlotte residential projects, and renovated existing buildings for commercial and office use.

Prior to practicing law, Loy served as captain of the U.S. Army from 1961 to 1963.

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Loy McKeithen
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T: +1 704 343 2011F: +1 704 444 8756201 North Tryon Street
Suite 3000
Charlotte, NC 28202-2146

Representation of the administrative agent and syndicate of financial institutions in a $2 billion dollar-plus loan facility to a national distributor of wine and spirit products.

Representation of the administrative agent and syndicate of financial institutions in billion dollar-plus loan facilities to major league sports governing bodies and their member teams.

Representation of the administrative agent and syndicate of financial institutions in billion dollar-plus loan facility to international environmental and transport provider.

Representation of governmental instrumentalities and underwriters as either bond counsel or underwriters counsel in numerous tax-exempt bond transactions.

Selected for inclusion in The Legal 500 UK, Bank Lending: Investment Grade Debt and Syndicated Loans, 2012

Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Banking and Finance Law, Woodward/White, Inc., 1995-2012, 2014-2017

Named to "North Carolina Super Lawyers," Securities & Corporate Finance, Real Estate, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2006-2008