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Kurt Dumaw serves as outside general counsel and corporate counsel for a number of regional, national and international companies. His practice focuses on mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, general corporate and governance issues, finance transactions, business formation, commercial real estate acquisition and development, opportunity zone projects, and construction projects. He assists clients with commercial sales and lease transactions, technology and licensing matters, contract drafting and negotiation, mixed use and industrial developments, and renewable energy project development. He often works directly with a company’s board of directors and executive officers on corporate policies, employee matters, stock option plans and shareholder issues.

Representative Transactions

  • Lead counsel for buyer's $90 Million merger acquisition
  • Issuer lead counsel for $60 Million letter of credit backed bond offering
  • Advised board/management of international client on sensitive governance, restructuring and personnel matters
  • Negotiated construction and leasing of a new $54 Million office building
  • Lead counsel for buyer’s $55 Million strategic acquisition of a competitor
  • Counsel for international joint venture project in Asia
  • Led construction and development negotiations of numerous alternative energy projects
  • Lead counsel for international acquisition of a domestic manufacturing business
  • Lead counsel for borrower’s letter of credit facility

Awards and Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Real Estate Law (2019-2020)
  • AV Preeminent Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • North Carolina Bar Association: Real Property, Business Law and Zoning, Planning and Land Use Sections
  • Urban Land Institute
  • Cary Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors
  • Michigan Bar Association, Business Law and Real Property Law Sections

Prior Legal Experience

  • Partner, Hooper Hathaway, PC, 1998-2007
  • Associate, Berry Moorman, PC, 1996-1998