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Tricia A. McNeill

Associate
+1.704.331.7432
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Tricia Argentine McNeill is an associate in the firm’s Charlotte office and is a member of the banking and asset finance practice group. She focuses her practice on commercial lending, corporate finance, private equity and mezzanine financing and commercial real estate finance transactions. She represents both lenders and public and private borrowers in connection with secured and unsecured syndicated credit facilities, asset-based loans and acquisition financing. Her clients include public and privately held companies, private equity and mezzanine investment funds and leading national banks.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Ms. McNeill was a judicial intern for Justice Cheri Beasley in the North Carolina Supreme Court. She was also a summer associate at K&L Gates in 2014.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Deputy President of the Hispanic National Bar Association - Region VI (North and South Carolina), 2016 - 2018
  • Representative of the Young Lawyers Division of the Hispanic National Bar Association - Region VI (North and South Carolina), 2015-2016
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Association of Women Attorneys
  • Hispanic National Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

  • Everything You Wanted to Know About Closing a Finance Transaction But Were Too Afraid to Ask, May 23, 2017

Additional Information

Publications
  • Comment, “Grandparents Act As ‘National Guard’ of Their Families – Always Eager and Ready to Respond When in Need: A Call for Expansion of Grandparent Visitation Rights in North Carolina,” 37 N.C. CENT. L. REV. 68, 2014
  • Represented a private equity firm in connection with the negotiation of a $83 million senior secured credit facility and a $20 million unsecured term loan used to acquire a manufacturing company.
  • Represented a private equity firm in connection with the negotiation of a $65 million senior secured credit facility used to acquire a company in the electrical industry.
  • Represented a real estate private equity fund in a $309 million mortgage loan and a separate $25 million mortgage loan in connection with the purchase of a portfolio of office buildings and a premier brand flagged hotel located in Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • Represented a leading national bank in connection with a $65 million senior secured credit facility to a printing and plastics company. In connection with closing, also represented the bank client in connection with a separate $4.5 million mortgage loan to an affiliate of the company.
  • Represented a mezzanine debt investor in connection with its purchase of $43 million second lien subordinated promissory notes and $7.5 million co-investment to finance a leading global hotel management company.
  • Represented an institutional investor in connection with its purchase of $30 million mezzanine notes and $10 million equity co-investment used to finance a leveraged acquisition of a healthcare company.
  • Represented a mezzanine debt investor in connection with its purchase of $20 million holding company notes used to finance a leveraged acquisition of a marketing company.