James Wyche is a member of the firm’s Corporate Department and co-head of the Capital Markets & Securities Regulation Practice and the Corporate Governance Practice.
Mr. Wyche has represented issuers and investment banks in a wide variety of public and private securities offerings, including investment grade and high-yield debt offerings, IPOs and other equity and equity-linked offerings. He also has represented companies in complex corporate transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, going private transactions, tender offers, private equity investments, joint ventures and strategic alliances. He regularly advises boards of directors and their committees on fiduciary duties and liabilities, change in control issues, anti-takeover strategies, crisis management, corporate governance, compliance and ethics.
Mr. Wyche has served as outside general counsel for publicly traded and privately held companies. His clients and transactions have covered a variety of industries, including energy, manufacturing, retail, real estate, healthcare, financial services, sports, technology, and telecommunications.
- Included in Business North Carolina's Legal Elite list
- Charlotte Business Journal “40 Under 40” winner (2009)
- Camps Sea Gull and Seafarer: Board of Advisors (past chair), Annual Fund Campaign, Long Range Planning Council