John is a partner at Waldrep LLP. Prior to joining the firm, John was an attorney at Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP (now Womble Bond Dickinson) in Winston-Salem, NC. He began his career with Hartsoe & Associates, a general practice firm in Winston-Salem. John has experience in the purchase and sale of real estate, title matters, taxable & tax-exempt bond financing, and HUD-insured financings. John regularly represents lenders, loan servicers, and private equity firms in foreclosures of retail centers, office buildings, multi-family developments, hotels, industrial properties, and health care facilities throughout the state of North Carolina and has also served as substitute trustee in commercial foreclosures. John also represents borrowers facing financial distress.