Robert Wayne McPherson

McPherson Law Office
  • Business Law, Securities Law
  • Tennessee
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Summary

McPherson Law Office currently assists small businesses, their owners and others with business, banking and securities law matters. Practice areas include business litigation, banking law, lender liability, private placements, business formation, purchase and sale, and simple wills and trusts. Mr. McPherson is a business, banking and securities lawyer with twenty-nine years experience: seventeen years in private practice; eleven years as Corporate Counsel; and one year of government service. He has worked for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and has successfully completed the BAI Graduate School of Bank Financial Management at Vanderbilt University.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Securities Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Banking Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Tennessee
Professional Experience
Sole Proprietor
McPherson Law Office
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McPherson Law Office zealously represents small businesses, their owners and others with business, banking and securities law matters, and helps them succeed.
EVP, Managing Director-Investment Banking, General Counsel
NBC Capital Markets Group
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Led NBCCMG's participation in 18 bank trust preferred securities and debt underwritings and syndicates. Led the Bank Trust Preferred Securities Program of NBCCMG, including consultation with issuers, managing NBCCMG's $350 million warehouse line for TPS, and coordinating syndicate matters as lead book-running manager. Obtained regulatory approvals for NBCCMG to become the first bank dealer in America authorized to underwrite and deal in corporate securities, including bank trust preferred securities. Obtained regulatory approvals for NBCCMG to become the second bank dealer in the nation authorized to underwrite and deal in municipal revenue bonds. Reduced outside legal expenses by more than $250,000 per year. Also served as Corporate Secretary, and Chief Compliance Officer.
Partner
Golden & McPherson Law Firm
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General Counsel
NBC Capital Markets Group
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Regional Attorney
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
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Associate Attorney
Glankler Brown Gilliland Chase Robinson & Raines
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Law Clerk
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
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Education
University of Memphis
MBA / Law
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University of Memphis
J.D. / Law
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Activities: ABA Law Student Division Representative 1980-81; Winner-Southern Title Co. Real Property Prize 1980; Student Bar Governor 1979-80
University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
B.A. / Political Science, English (1976)
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Honors: Dean's List
Professional Associations
Tennessee State Bar # 009558
Member
Current
Memphis Bar Association
Board of Directors 1998
Current
Memphis Bar Association
Chair-Securities Law section 1997-98
Current
Memphis Bar Association
Founding Chair Corporate Counsel Section 1987-88
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Contact & Map
1621 Carr Ave
Memphis, TN 38104
USA
Telephone: (901) 276-0716
Fax: (901) 276-0710