Andrew Lopez focuses on commercial lending, real estate, bankruptcy, and corporate law. He represents financial institutions such as large institutional, regional banks, and private lenders as well as borrowers in a variety of transactions, including construction loans, term loans, lines of credit, acquisition and development loans, and asset-based loans.
Andrew has also represented financial institutions in matters involving corporate bankruptcy proceedings, creditors' rights, restructuring, and insolvency. He has advised on negotiating workout solutions designed to avoid bankruptcy or foreclosure, such as loan modifications and forbearance agreements. He has also represented financial institutions in civil litigation arising out of mortgage-related disputes and other complex civil matters. He is knowledgeable about lending laws and regulations, mortgage banking, foreclosures, REO, default servicing, and compliance functions.
Andrew currently serves on the Board of Advisors of the UNC Center for Banking and Finance. Andrew formerly served on the Board of Directors of the Mecklenburg County Bar Association. Additionally, Andrew is actively involved with Wayfinders (formerly the Bruce Irons Camp Fund), which provides year-round mentoring and enrichment activities for public school students whose families have limited financial resources.