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October 28, 2021

Continuing the FinTech University series, Nelson Mullins attorneys Richard LevinCraig Nazzaro, and Kevin Tran are presenting on digital assets. The webinar will discuss digital assets including Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, Dogecoin, other tokens, and NFTs.

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Terri L. Gardner

Terri L. Gardner


GlenLake One
4140 Parklake Avenue
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27612

Terri appears in Bankruptcy Courts throughout North Carolina.

Terri appears in Bankruptcy Courts throughout North Carolina.

Terri L. Gardner

Terri appears in Bankruptcy Courts throughout North Carolina.


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.


  • Experience helping clients in corporate reorganizations, bankruptcies, workouts, and creditors' rights
  • Represented companies, partnerships, and individuals in successful 'out of court' negotiations with creditors
  • Represented debtors in complex chapter 11 cases involving restaurants, hotels, apartments, textiles, telecommunications, retail, manufacturing, real estate, steel fabrication, construction and other industries
  • Represented creditors in chapter 11 cases, including representation of creditors committees and secured creditors, and has initiated involuntary petitions


  • Wake Forest University School of Law, JD (1981)
    • Wake Forest Law Review
  • Wake Forest University, BA, Psychology, magna cum laude (1978)
    • Graduated Phi Beta Kappa


  • North Carolina


  • Law Clerk, The Honorable Rufus W. Reynolds, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of North Carolina

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  • Past president of the Wake County and Tenth Judicial District Bar Associations (2003–2004)
    • Organizations of over 3,500 members
  • Senior Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America (2014–2021)
  • North Carolina Bar Association, past chair of the Bankruptcy Section (2000–2001)
  • Former member of the Board of Legal Specialization (2002–2008)
  • North Carolina State Bar, past chair of the Bankruptcy Specialization Committee
  • Board of Directors of the American Board of Certification (2008–2010)
  • Former member of the Fee Arbitration Committee of the Tenth Judicial District
  • American Bankruptcy Institute, chair of the Southeastern Bankruptcy Institute (2006)
  • Served on the Advisory Panel for the ABI National Fee Study
  • Co–chair, ABI Ethics Committee (2006–2009)
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • Member, International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation
  • Former Board Member of the Association of Certified Turnaround Professional
  • Former panel trustee for the Raleigh Division, United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of North Carolina
  • Served on the Board of Visitors for the Wake Forest University School of Law
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