Sue helps businesses navigate the often-complex world of mergers and acquisitions. She has represented both buyers and sellers, public and private companies, and businesses in all different types of industries.

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Utilizing her background in accounting and deep understanding of finance, Sue represents a variety of lenders and borrowers in complex financing arrangements. Her work focuses on the structuring and documentation of secured and unsecured lending.

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Sue has worked with several public companies on regulatory filings such as 10Ks, 10Qs and proxy statements. She also advises companies on disclosure requirements and corporate governance issues. 

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Sue often represents small to mid-sized businesses on a variety of business issues including reviewing contracts and leases, employment issues, strategic planning, succession planning, distribution agreements and other general business matters.

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A former accountant, Sue advises businesses and individuals on a variety of tax matters. 

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Recognized in  North Carolina Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters) as a “Rising Star” in Banking Law (2013)

Received High Achievement Award from the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (1999)

Past Board Chair and Past Board Member, Heartstrings Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support, Inc.

Member, North Carolina Bar Association

Member, Greensboro Bar Association and Young Lawyer's Association 

Chair (2008); Vice Chair (2007), Business Women of the Triad

My favorite virtue: Honesty

What I appreciate the most in my friends: Honesty, loyalty and laughter

The natural talent I'd like to be gifted with: Singing. I love karaoke, but unfortunately it does not love me. 

My motto: Life is short so do what makes you happy and what allows you to lay your head down peacefully at night.

I grew up in: Wisconsin. Yes, it is very cold; and yes, I love the Green Bay Packers.

When my client wants to get a deal done, my job is to get what my client wants. I like the challenge of figuring out how to put the pieces together to make that happen.

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