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Christine DeMaere Hoke

Christine Hoke is a partner in the firm's Finance practice. She focuses her practice on commercial lending, corporate finance and private equity and mezzanine finance. Christine regularly represents both lenders and borrowers in connection with the negotiation of secured and unsecured syndicated credit facilities, asset based loans, and acquisition financings. She has closed financing transactions involving loans and credit facilities ranging in size from $10 million to in excess of $3 billion. She has experience with financings in a variety of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, motorsports, professional services, media and telecommunications, transportation and technology. Her clients include public and privately held companies, private equity and mezzanine investment funds and leading national banks. Her peers selected her as a Rising Star in 2014 - 2020 for Banking Law. In addition, Christine has significant experience with financial restructuring and workout transactions.

  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Banking and Finance Law in Charlotte, 2024
  • Named to the North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Stars list for Banking Law, 2014-2020
  • Myers Park Presbyterian Church (Elder, Sunday School Teacher and Youth Basketball Coach)
  • Charlotte Office Associate Development Committee (Member)
  • Arts and Science Council Young Donors Society (Former Steering Committee Member)
  • Junior League of Charlotte (Former Member)
  • COVID-19: Buying and Selling PPP Borrowers, October 7, 2020
  • COVID-19: CARES Act Conference Call for Private Equity Firms, Family Offices and Private Credit Funds, March, 30 2020
  • Credit Agreements: What’s Market in the Middle Market, January 26, 2017
  • Earning Repeat Business - Be the Associate Everyone Wants to Work With, April 6, 2016
  • Introduction to Commercial Lending and Leveraged Finance Transactions, October 22, 2015
  • Financing Transactions with Debt/Introduction to Negotiating Loans, Loan Documents and Secured Lending, April 30, 2013
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