Leader of the firm’s Specialty Finance team, Michael L. Urschel focuses on debt capital markets, securitization, and specialty lending, with a particular focus on esoteric asset financing and acquisition financing of complex assets.
Michael also serves as a member of our firm’s Financial Services leadership team and advises our financial institutions and issuer clients on a variety of financing opportunities, regulatory matters and portfolio acquisitions and dispositions across the capital structure.
Michael counsels banks, sponsors and borrowers in a wide range of capital markets, lending and acquisition financing transactions. He has structured and led financings of numerous restaurant concepts, cellular tower, data center and distributed antenna operators, solar and renewable energy assets, an intermodal shipping container business, outdoor advertising receivables, specialty leveraged finance transactions and real-estate lending platforms, among others.
J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law
M.B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.S. Business Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill