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Gary P. Brackett

Gary P. Brackett

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Corporate and Transactional Law

Gary focuses his practice on advising private business owners and entities in transactions and general corporate matters at Bishop, Dulaney, Joyner & Abner.

Gary began his career at the Charlotte, North Carolina office of a large international law firm representing banks and financial institutions in structuring, negotiating and documenting subscription credit facilities to private equity funds. Prior to attending law school and beginning his practice, he worked in advertising at a local Charlotte firm.

Areas of Practice

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Business Formation
  • General Business and Corporate Governance
  • Angel, Venture and Debt Financing
  • Exit Strategies
  • Employment Issues and Compensation

Comprehensive Corporate and Transactional Representation

Gary represents businesses with general corporate matters including:

  • Entity formation
  • Operating agreements
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Commercial contracts
  • Financing

His experience includes a variety of transactions including:

  • Secured lending through bespoke financing structures including single-investor deals, umbrella facilities and cascading pledges
  • Entity formation and corporate governance
  • Drafting contracts, shareholder agreements, and operating agreements


The University of Tennessee College of Law

  • Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2021
  • Executive Editor – Transactions: The Tennessee Journal of Business Law
  • Marquis Family Scholarship recipient

Western Carolina University

  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration and Law, Honors College graduate, 2012


Gary Brackett, Hertz Global Holdings, Inc.: COVID-19, Stonks, and Novel Debtor-in-Possession Financing, 23 Tenn. J. Bus. L. (2021).

Brackett, Gary and Salama, Eric, “Purdue Pharma L.P.: A Bankruptcy of Epidemic Proportion” (2021). Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Case Studies. 62. https://ir.law.utk.edu/utk_studlawbankruptcy/62.

Community Leadership and Involvement

  • North Carolina Bar Association (Member)
  • Mecklenburg County Bar Association (Member)
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