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Brett T. Hanna

Partner

GlenLake One
4140 Parklake Avenue
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27612
brett.hanna@nelsonmullins.com

Brett Hanna is a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Raleigh office where he counsels corporate clients on a range of commercial transactions. Mr. Hanna assists clients in contract negotiation, real estate acquisition, land use permitting, development, sale, leasing and financing of developed and undeveloped property for regional shopping centers, utility-scale solar farms,...

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Brett Hanna is a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Raleigh office where he counsels corporate clients on a range of commercial transactions. Mr. Hanna assists clients in contract negotiation, real estate acquisition, land use permitting, development, sale, leasing and financing of developed and undeveloped property for regional shopping centers, utility-scale solar farms, mixed use developments, and condominiums.

Mr. Hanna assists clients in managing their business interests including entity formation, corporate governance, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, financing, and general business matters. He has negotiated several multimillion-dollar merger and asset purchase transactions, including the purchase of a regional drug store chain.

mixed use developments, and condominiums.

Mr. Hanna assists clients in managing their business interests including entity formation, corporate governance, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, financing, and general business matters. He has negotiated several multimillion-dollar merger and asset purchase transactions, including the purchase of a regional drug store chain.

Brett Hanna is a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Raleigh office where he counsels corporate clients on a range of commercial transactions. Mr. Hanna assists clients in contract negotiation, real estate acquisition, land use permitting, development, sale, leasing and financing of developed and undeveloped property for regional shopping centers, utility-scale solar farms,... mixed use developments, and condominiums.

Mr. Hanna assists clients in managing their business interests including entity formation, corporate governance, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, financing, and general business matters. He has negotiated several multimillion-dollar merger and asset purchase transactions, including the purchase of a regional drug store chain.

Experience

Following is a selected sampling of matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter.

Representative Matters

  • Represented the monitor for the joint $25 billion consent judgments between the attorneys general of 49 states (every state but Oklahoma) and the District of Columbia, the federal government, and five banks and mortgage servicers resulting from the robo-signing and mortgage servicing foreclosure crisis. Judgments led to the first-ever nationwide reforms to the mortgage servicing industry. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau used the metrics and testing scripts Mr. Hanna helped to create in the course of this representation as the template for the new mortgage servicing rules
  • Represented the developer of a regional mall located in Durham, N.C. during the acquisition, financing, development, and disposition of the project

Education

  • Wake Forest University School of Law, JD (1997)
  • United States Air Force Academy, BS (1989)

Admissions

  • North Carolina

Practice Areas

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  • American Bar Association
  • North Carolina Bar Association, Real Property Section
  • Wake County Bar Association
  • Wake Forest Business and Industry Partnership
  • U.S. Air Force
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