Bio

Kurt is a member of the firm’s M&A group and focuses his practice on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, business transactions, corporate financings, commercial contracts, real estate acquisition and development, and commercial leasing transactions.  He advises clients as outside corporate counsel on matters such as business acquisitions, corporate governance and compliance issues, corporate restructuring, joint ventures, financing transactions, contract drafting and negotiation, mixed-use developments, company policies, employee matters, and shareholder issues.

Kurt typically works directly with a client’s board of directors and executive officers on such issues and provides both legal and general business advice in that role. Kurt represents clients throughout many industries including automotive, healthcare, manufacturing, real estate development, technology, retail, and hospitality.

Kurt received his A.B. from the University of Michigan and his J.D, cum laude, from Boston University School of Law.  He currently serves as a Board Member for the Cary Chamber of Commerce and was named to the 2019 and 2020 Edition of Best Lawyers for Real Estate Law.

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Real Estate Law (2019, 2020)
  • AV Preeminent Rated, Martindale-Hubbell® 
  • Cary Chamber of Commerce, Board Member
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Served as buyer’s counsel for $90 Million merger acquisition
  • Represented developer in the acquisition, construction, and leasing of a $54 Million office tower
  • Served as issuer’s counsel for $60 Million bond financing
  • Represented buyer in a $55 Million strategic acquisition
  • Advised international client on company restructuring and personnel matters
  • Represented seller of $100 Million hotel portfolio
  • Served as borrower’s counsel for a $50 Million letter of credit facility
  • Represented lead partner in an international joint venture project in Asia
  • Served as US counsel for general contractor of national and international alternative energy projects
  • Represented international buyer of a domestic manufacturing business
  • Served as borrower’s counsel for a $50 Million letter of credit facility