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Geoff Adams Appointed to Board of Advisors for UNC Law’s Center for Banking and Finance

April 16, 2015

Raleigh, N.C. – Smith Anderson Partner Geoff Adams was appointed to serve on the Board of Advisors for The University of North Carolina School of Law's Center for Banking and Finance (“Center”). Geoff replaces Smith Anderson’s Chairman John Jernigan who has served on the Center’s Board of Advisors since it was established in 2000.  

About Geoff Adams
Geoff Adams has broad experience representing banks and other financial institutions with regard to banking and regulatory matters; representing commercial banks, institutional mezzanine funds and other lending institutions, corporations, not-for-profit entities, and other private parties in a wide variety of commercial loan, mezzanine, acquisition, venture and other finance transactions; representing publicly traded and private companies in mergers and acquisitions; and counseling clients with regard to banking, commercial and corporate law issues. To learn more, visit his bio at

About the Center for Banking and Finance
The Center for Banking and Finance was established at the UNC School of Law on July 1, 2000. It was created to recognize and further the important role of banking and finance to the economy of North Carolina, as well as the leadership role played by North Carolina-based financial institutions in the continuing evolution of the financial services industry. For more information, visit

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