Bert maintained a corporate practice that focused on mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, private debt placements, banking law and a wide variety of commercial transactions. His experience includes 35 years of providing counsel to buyers and sellers of businesses and financial institutions and borrowers regarding lending and borrowing and preparing loan documents and representing lenders in workouts.

Before Fox Rothschild

Bert was a partner at Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP, which combined with Fox Rothschild in 2018.

Honors & Awards

  • Ranked among North Carolina's leaders in Banking & Finance by Chambers USA (2007)
  • Listed for more than 20 years in Best Lawyers in America® (Woodward/White Inc.) for Corporate Law, Financial Institutions Law, Banking Law
  • Rated AV Preeminent™ by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Named to Business North Carolina's Legal Elite for Business Law (2006)