Michael L. Weisel

Michael L. Weisel

Capital Law Group
  • Gov & Administrative Law, Business Law, Stockbroker & Investment Fraud
  • North Carolina
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Michael Weisel concentrates his legal practice on corporate finance, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, commercial real estate, venture capital, business and corporate law, government relations, administrative and regulatory law, campaign finance and election law, and securities arbitration Representing corporations, financial institutions, insurance companies, associations and individuals before the N.C. General Assembly, U.S. Congress, agencies and regulators, he brings a unique blend of legal, legislative, business and political skills to successfully navigate his clients through governmental squalls. Mr. Weisel also employs his distinctive experience and expertise in business representation, believing clients need clear, concise and practical counsel from their lawyer - not a 40-page legal memo. His clients get advice on making a good deal work, not excuses or roadblocks on why a deal can't work. After working nearly 20 years for firms such as Kemper (Zurich) Financial Services and Wells Fargo Bank, Mr. Weisel understands the business perspective. He has extensive experience in turnarounds, workouts, bankruptcy and litigation management. As an investment manager and advisor, he worked with pension funds, domestic and foreign commercial banks, investment and merchant banks, insurance companies, municipalities, and private investors managing over $1.25 billion in assets. During the 2008 election for North Carolina State Treasurer, Michael Weisel's extensive experience and qualifications were recognized by the state's largest newspaper. The Charlotte Observer endorsed his candidacy stating, "a high level of expertise is critical, and ought to be the deciding factor for voters. Persuasive campaigning should take a back seat to qualities such as seasoning, the strictest ethics and financial acumen... because of his experience and qualifications, we recommend Michael Weisel for state treasurer." Mr. Weisel's legal abilities have been recognized by his peers i

Practice Areas
Gov & Administrative Law
Administrative Law, Election Law, Government Contracts, Government Finance, Legislative & Government Affairs
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Stockbroker & Investment Fraud
Additional Practice Areas
  • Election & Campaign Finance Law
  • Administrative and Regulatory Law
  • Banking and Credit Union Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Corporate Crisis Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Franchise
  • Government Relations
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures
  • Petroleum Marketing
  • Professional and Occupational Licensing
  • Securities Arbitration
  • Tobacco Strategies
  • Venture Capital
  • Workouts and Turnaround
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
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U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
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U.S. Supreme Court
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U.S. Tax Court
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  • German: Written
Professional Associations
North Carolina State Bar
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Websites & Blogs
Capital Law Group
Contact & Map
Capital Law Group
1101 Haynes Street
Suite 205
Raleigh, NC 27604-1455
Telephone: (919) 679-1776
Fax: (919) 679-1783
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