Richard K. Brown



Richard Brown is a highly experienced financial services attorney who primarily focuses on asset-based financing, leveraged credit facilities, and other syndicated and bilateral secured financing transactions. He also has an in-depth background in supply chain finance and other forms of trade finance, factoring, bank treasury services and letter of credit transactions. In addition, Mr. Brown has represented administrative agents and lenders in restructurings and workouts of syndicated and bilateral credit facilities.


  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • The University of Vermont, B.S.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Connecticut
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers, Board of Regents
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Charlotte Speech and Hearing Center, Inc., a United Way Agency, Board of Directors, Past Chair
  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Commercial Finance Committee, Syndications and Lender Relations Subcommittee, Past Co-Chair
  • American Bar Association, Commercial Finance Committee, Model Intercreditor Agreement Task Force, Vice Chair
  • American Bar Association, Uniform Commercial Code Committee, Joint Task Force on Model Deposit Account Control Agreements, Drafting Committee
  • The Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys, Inc., Past Vice President and Executive Board Member
  • American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers, Fellow and Regent
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Business Law Section, Commercial Law and Uniform Commercial Code Committee, Past Chair
  • University of North Carolina School of Law, Center for Banking and Finance, Practitioner in Residence
Honors & Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Banking and Finance Law, 2012-2015, 2017-2024
  • Stand-out Lawyer, Thomson Reuters, 2024
  • North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine, 2007, 2009, 2012-2017
  • Special Service Award, American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers, 2010

Speaking Engagements