Charlotte - The Charlotte office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Michael T. Cecka as a partner in its banking and asset finance practice. He joins the firm from Alston & Bird LLP.
With more than 20 years of financial industry experience, Cecka represents lenders, financial institutions, loan servicers, and property owners in capital markets, finance, and other real-property transactions, such as structured financing, securities-based loans and mortgages, commercial leasing, land acquisition and development, construction lending, and loan origination program development. He also has experience in general corporate, litigation, and real estate matters.
“We are delighted to welcome Mike to our firm,” said Sean Jones, managing partner of K&L Gates’ Charlotte office. “His extensive experience in a broad range of finance and real estate matters makes him a tremendous addition to our Charlotte office and firmwide finance practice. Our clients will benefit greatly having him on our global platform.”
K&L Gates’ banking and asset finance practice includes lawyers from offices on five continents who represent financial institutions, lenders, borrowers, servicers, trustees, and other participants in a broad range of financing transactions, including corporate, acquisition, asset-based, project, real estate, transportation, and Islamic finance. Cecka’s addition to the practice follows the earlier arrivals of Warsaw partner Adam Stopyra and Singapore counsel Kamil Gerard Ahmed.