Leading North Carolina law firm Brooks Pierce is pleased to announce that Peter H. Webb has joined the firm as an associate in the Raleigh office. His practice will focus on corporate transactional law, including within the banking and investment industries.
“We are thrilled to welcome Pete to Brooks Pierce as we grow our presence in Raleigh,” said Reid Phillips, the firm’s managing partner. “We continue to recruit top talent to our firm, and believe Pete’s experience as a corporate transactional lawyer will be a benefit to our firm and our clients.”
Webb works with both borrowers and lenders in multi-million dollar lending transactions, negotiating and drafting security documents, joinder agreements, release documents, credit agreements and other closing date deliverables. His experience includes securing over $600 million in credit facilities for an outdoor sporting goods company and representing large international banks in several revolving and term credit facilities, totaling over $1 billon.
Webb also negotiates and drafts agreements between companies that involve financing in multiple currencies. He also works with banks on regulatory compliance, particularly with regard to Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Fluent in Spanish, Webb has also donated hundreds of pro bono hours to assist individuals with immigration issues.
Webb joins Brooks Pierce from the New York office of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. He received both his bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from Middlebury College in Vermont. Webb received his juris doctorate from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 2015. He is licensed to practice law in New York, but is not yet licensed in North Carolina.
“I am excited to be back in North Carolina and joining Brooks Pierce,” Webb said. “The firm has an outstanding reputation, particularly in regards to banking and corporate finance issues. I look forward to working with and learning from these experienced and exceptional colleagues as well as having the opportunity to bring my insight and experience to our clients.”