April 20, 2021

Volume XI, Number 110

Sumner C. Fontaine

Sumner Fontaine is an associate at the firm’s Charlotte office. He is a member of the banking and asset finance practice group. Mr. Fontaine focuses his practice on commercial lending, corporate finance, private equity, and mezzanine financing.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Fontaine served as an associate at an international law firm where he concentrated his practice on bankruptcy and restructuring law, litigation, and debt finance matters. He has represented debtors, secured lenders, and unsecured creditors’ committees in chapter 11 and chapter 7 bankruptcy cases, including reorganizations, adversary proceedings, and contested matters. Mr. Fontaine also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Benjamin A. Kahn in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of North Carolina.

Primary Practice

  • Banking & Asset Finance

Secondary Practices

  • Corporate, Acquisition, and Asset-Based Finance

  • Private Equity

  • Restructuring & Insolvency


Articles in the National Law Review database by Sumner C. Fontaine