CHARLOTTE, NC—Alston & Bird has announced the election of 16 lawyers to its partnership, effective January 1, 2019. In the Charlotte office, the new partners are Adam Smith and Drew H. Peterson.
Drew H. Peterson as partner in our Finance Group, where he advises financial institutions offering corporate trust services in structured finance transactions and related litigation, bankruptcies, and restructuring. He regularly represents trustees, bond administrators, master servicers, custodians, and other service providers in mortgage-backed and asset-backed securitization transactions.
Adam Smith as partner in our Finance Group. He counsels financial institutions’ corporate trust departments in capital markets transactions, including structured finance, securitization, project finance, and corporate notes offerings. Additionally, he advises financial institutions in litigation, bankruptcy, foreclosure, and liquidations matters.