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Our credit union and banking law attorneys have substantial experience involving federal and state law governing consumer banking transactions, including in particular deposit-side services.

We provide interpretation and guidance on the intertwining and growing maze of federal regulations and state statutes affecting financial institution operations. This includes:

  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act
  • Federal Credit Union Act
  • Right to Financial Privacy Act
  • North Carolina Financial Privacy Act
  • Uniform Fiduciaries Act
  • North Carolina Powers of Attorney Law
  • Uniform Commercial Code
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Freedom of Information Act
  • Truth in Lending Act
  • Truth in Savings Act
  • Electronic Funds Transfer Act
  • Bank Secrecy Act
  • Garn-St. Germain Depository Institutions Act

Service that goes beyond

In addition, we bring our experience to bear in resolving litigation ranging from subpoena compliance, adverse claims and check fraud claims to class actions. And we provide clients with advice regarding customer disputes so that they can make timely decisions.

Our Credit Union and Banking Law Attorneys

Credit Union and Banking Law, Bailey Dixon

David S. Coats

Co-Managing Partner
David Coats is the firm's co-managing partner and senior litigation partner. He has been recognized by and peer selected for The Best Lawyers in America: Business North Carolina Magazine's Legal Elite; and Charlotte Magazine's North Carolina Super Lawyers and has been named by North Carolina Super Lawyers as one of the Top I00 lawyers in the State of North Carolina in 2019, in 2020, and in 2021.
Credit Union and Banking Law, Bailey Dixon

J.T. Crook

John "J.T." Crook is an attorney in the firm’s litigation section, regularly representing businesses, financial institutions, municipal police departments, insurance companies and their insureds in a variety of civil litigation matters.
Credit Union and Banking Law, Bailey Dixon

Robert H. Merritt, Jr.

Co-Managing Partner
Robert H. Merritt, Jr. (“Robin”) merged his practice with the firm in 2003. He has practiced law in Raleigh, N.C. for over 40 years and concentrates his practice on tax controversies, business acquisitions and divestitures, real estate, commercial litigation and banking law.
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