Marc D. Bishop

Marc D. Bishop


Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP

Recognized since 2003

Greensboro, North Carolina

Practice Areas

Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law

Commercial Finance Law

Commercial Transactions / UCC Law

Corporate Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Commercial Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
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Marc Bishop's practice is concentrated in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and general business representation. He represents operating businesses, business owners, entrepreneurs, borrowers, lenders, issuers and investors. Further, he has handled over 150 mergers and acquisitions and over 100 private equity investments, ranging from purchases and sales of small, closely held and family owned businesses to complex transactions for private and public companies involving purchase prices and financing of up to $600 million.

Marc serves as the general corporate counsel to a variety of companies, providing and coordinating legal services meeting the needs of operating businesses, including services relating to organizational structure, contracts and leases, equity and debt financing, ownership and licensing of intellectual property, labor and employment, executive compensation, commercial real estate, commercial disputes, succession planning, and ownership and operation of aircraft.

Location

  • Renaissance Plaza, Suite 2000
    230 North Elm Street
    P.O. Box 26000
    Greensboro, NC 27420

Education

  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill , graduated 1984
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, graduated 1981

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina, North Carolina Bar Association

Affiliations

  • N.C. General Statutes Commission - Commissioner
  • Elon University - Member, Board of Advisors
  • Greensboro Sports Council - Member
  • Nat Greene Kiwanis Club - Member and Past President

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court - MDNC

Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey & Leonard LLP
Headquarters: Greensboro, North Carolina

61 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

9 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Commercial Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Commercial Transactions / UCC Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law, Triad (2021)
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Triad (2020)
  • Commercial Finance Law, Greensboro (2019)
  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law, Greensboro (2018)
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Greensboro (2017)
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Greensboro (2015)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Commercial Transactions / UCC Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Commercial Finance Law

Special Focus

  • Acquisition Finance
  • Closely-Held Businesses
  • Commercial
  • Corporate Finance
  • COVID-19
  • General Corporate
  • Leveraged Buyouts
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Transactions
  • Venture Capital

Awards:

  • Recognized in North Carolina Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters) in Business/Corporate Law (2007-2009, 2012-2014)
  • Elected as a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation (2020-Present)
  • Recognized by his peers for inclusion in Business North Carolina’s "Legal Elite" (2005-2006, 2014-2015, 2022)

"Marc Bishop is the consummate professional, whose commitment to clients provides an envelope of trust and security that is needed by corporate CEO's."

- Steve Pond (The Education Center), Greensboro, NC

"Marc Bishop combines a unique understanding of business and the personal relationships that make things work, with a complete and thorough knowledge of the complexities of corporate law. He is quick to respond and never misses deadlines. His demeanor works very well with outside counsel."

- Steve Pond (The Education Center), Greensboro, NC

"Marc is the best at looking at every situation with both his legal mind and what is best and reasonable within the business issue at hand for his client!"

- Russell Myers (Blue Ridge Capital Holdings)

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