W. Doak Barnhardt - Moore & Van Allen PLLC

W. Doak Barnhardt

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 704-331-1060

Doak Barnhardt engages in a broad range of finance-related areas, with an emphasis on senior bank debt and syndicated loan finance.  He has considerable experience in corporate and commercial lending arrangements, including secured lending, acquisition and recapitalization finance, subordinated debt transactions, and work-out and restructure.  Further, he represents a number of public and private companies as borrowers under syndicated credit facilities.

Since joining the firm in 1984, he has worked on finance transactions in the areas of:

  • Middle market
  • Health care
  • Real estate investment trust
  • Retail
  • Business services
  • General commercial and industrial
  • Leverage finance
  • Special assets

Mr. Barnhardt has served as primary counsel in representing a number of financial institutions as administrative agent in connection with syndicated credit facilities, including Bank of America and Wachovia.


  • Selected as a North Carolina Top Rated Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell.

Wake Forest UniversityBA 1980The University of North Carolina at Chapel HillMBA 1984The University of North Carolina at Chapel HillJ.D. 1984

Office Location

100 North Tryon Street, Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003
United States

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

Other Information

Gender: Male