Tony regularly works with clients to structure, negotiate and close complex commercial transactions.  His experience includes securing financing, structuring credit facilities, representing clients through strategic acquisitions, and joint ventures.  He also works closely with financial institutions in credit workouts and restructuring matters.

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Tony has worked with companies of all sizes in transactions involving the acquisition and disposition of commercial properties.  He has represented lenders and borrowers in multi-million dollar real estate transactions involving hotels, healthcare centers and retail shopping centers.

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Tony has a particular interest in representing hospitality companies in connection with their transactional needs, including the negotiation of licenses, management and development agreements, financings and asset acquisitions and dispositions.  

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Tony has represented various lenders and borrowers with asset based and non-asset based credit facilities and through the present time in completing a variety of credit workouts and restructurings for various national and regional financial institution clients. 

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Member, Association for Corporate Growth - Raleigh/Durham Chapter

Member, Urban Land Institute

Prior Young Leader Partnership Forum Chair, Urban Land Institute

Member, Commercial Real Estate Finance Council

Member, Loan Syndications and Trading Association

I approach practicing law the way I played sports, inspired by teamwork and collaboration, with a willingness to put my hand in the dirt and make the tackle.

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Speaking Engagements

October 30, 2017

Jimmy Adams to Speak at Bernard Robinson's Annual CPE Symposium

Jimmy Adams, a partner at Brooks Pierce, will speak at accounting firm Bernard Robinson & Company’s annual Continuing Professional Education Symposium in Greensboro on November 7. The presentation, titled, “Today’s Non-Compete Agreements and other Restrictive Covenants – What an Employee and...Read more
February 22, 2012

Legal Landmines of Social Media Event

The Greensboro Bar Association and Greensboro Public Library will present "Legal Landmines of Social Media" on February 22, 2012 at 2:00 pm at the Central Library location at 219 North Church Street. Brooks Pierce lawyers Jimmy Adams, Bryan Starrett and Dorrian Horsey will be featured speakers...Read more

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