214 North Tryon Street Suite 2400, Charlotte, NC USA 28202
Jim Pulliam focuses his practice on litigation and loan servicing matters relating to commercial mortgage-backed securities. Jim has extensive experience in the representation of financial institutions and special servicers in connection with distressed real estate loans and the disposition of commercial properties. This includes creditor representation related to non-performing commercial loans, involving the exercise of remedies, such as receiverships, judicial and non-judicial foreclosures, workouts, litigation and contested bankruptcy matters. He has protected lenders' interests in loans collateralized by retail, hospitality, office, industrial, multi-family and health care properties.
Jim has represented financial institutions in lender liability actions involving claims related to constitutional issues, breach of contract, fiduciary duty, implied duty of good faith, fraud, misrepresentation, partnership-joint venturer and waiver-estoppel modification. He has also represented parties in business disputes involving contracts, real estate, shareholder issues, construction deficiencies and unfair and deceptive trade practices. Jim practices in the state and federal forums, and before the American Arbitration Association panels. He is an experienced appellate advocate, having argued before the North Carolina Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Jim was listed in the 2023 and the five immediately preceding editions of The Best Lawyers in America® for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Real Estate Law. He was recognized as one of Business North Carolina's 2008 “Legal Elite” in Litigation and Bankruptcy Law. Jim is AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell*.
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University of Kentucky J.D. (1989)
University of Kentucky B.A. (1985) Business Administration, with honors
North Carolina (1989)
South Carolina (1998)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina
U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina
American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
North Carolina Bar Association, Bankruptcy and Litigation Law Sections, Member
South Carolina Bar Association, Member
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