Brandon S. Neuman

North Carolina

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
GlenLake One
4140 Parklake Avenue, Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27612

Tel: 919.329.3878


Brandon focuses his practice on advising businesses and individuals on complex issues, ranging from strategic and risk management advice, crises management, regulatory and internal investigations, through high–stakes litigation. He counsels clients on all aspects of business operations, regulatory compliance, complex commercial litigation, and solutions to avoid litigation.

Brandon regularly serves as outside general counsel for client institutions and businesses, where he manages a wide variety of legal matters such as internal investigations, audits, regulatory examinations, and other industry–specific matters.

He also has extensive litigation experience representing clients in state and federal courts, including the North Carolina Business Court, and arbitrations throughout the country. He has successfully handled complex commercial litigation, class actions, contract disputes, employment matters, and other various technological issues facing businesses and individuals.

Honors & Awards:
Previous Professional Experience:
  • Partner, Raleigh–based law firm
  • In–house, Fortune 500 Company, San Diego, Calif.
    • Provided strategic business advice and managed various complex litigation matters
  • Associate, national law firm
    • Handled cases involving complex commercial and business litigation
  • Appointed to N.C. Banking Commission (2013–2017)
    • Former Chair, North Carolina Banking Rules Subcommittee
    • Former Member, Virtual Currency Advisory Subcommittee
  • Firm attorneys have represented clients ranging in size from the largest banks in the United States (including Fortune 50 financial institutions) to Global 500 and de novo institutions.
  • Our team includes former bank regulators, SEC attorneys, and former in-house counsel for financial institutions.
  • Listed among the top law firms in the country in the number of bank mergers or other acquisitions handled.

National and regional counsel for banks and other financial services providers and helping clients with corporate regulatory, governance, and transactions

  • 50+ attorneys working with financial institutions
  • 325+ financial services company clients in the past 10 years
  • Among leading national practices involving troubled bank recapitalizations and §363 transactions
  • Experienced in the formation, acquisition, and divestiture of bank holding companies, state and national banks, and branches of banks and savings and loan associations
  • Since 2010: 35+ CMBS loan securitizations (average pool size $1 billion +); 50+ Master Repurchase Credit Facilities and assets $20 billion+

Broad range of services for financial institutions 

  • Bank regulatory
  • Commercial lending & real estate finance
  • Consumer finance
  • Lender liability litigation
  • M&A, securities, and corporate governance
  • FinTech & payment systems
  • Privacy & cybersecurity
  • Real estate, workout, bankruptcy, foreclosure & collection litigation
  • State law operational issues

Nelson Mullins is a diversified law firm of more than 800 attorneys, policy advisors, and professionals across 25 offices serving clients in more than 100 practice areas.

  • Our litigators are trial lawyers, serving Fortune 200 clients, litigating high-stakes matters, and participating on national and virtual trial teams.
  • Our corporate and transactional teams provide high quality corporate, securities, finance, venture capital, commercial real estate, real estate capital markets, and technology services.
  • Our government relations team serves clients at the federal, state and local levels and includes former high-ranking government officials.
  • Our intellectual property group has been recognized nationally for IP litigation and provides a full-range of IP services for clients across industry sectors.
  • Our Nelson Mullins Encompass team is a dedicated practice group that provides integrated e-discovery and information governance services to clients on a flexible and scalable basis, serving as Enterprise E-Discovery Counsel for Fortune 200 clients and empowering focused and defensible strategies with law firm accountability.

Together, we serve as trusted advisors to clients across a range of business sectors with client relationship fundamentals of quality, dependability, solution-oriented service and value.