• Campbell University – J.D.
  • Clemson University – B.S., Accounting
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Phil Ford Foundation – Director, General Counsel
  • North Carolina State Bar

John Love focuses his practice on entity formations, mergers & acquisitions, reorganizations, business transactions, commercial contracts, debt & equity financings, and general corporate matters.  John specifically has deep experience in negotiating and structuring a wide variety of corporate transactions and managing all aspects of the transactional due diligence process.  He also works with closely with early and growth stage companies throughout the entire business life cycle on such matters as entity selection, organizational documents and owner agreements, private equity financings and capital raises, day-to-day contracts, general corporate matters, liquidity events, and owner exits.

John frequently works with C-level executives of clients on the Firm’s managed services platform to provide fractional in-house counsel services.  He is also a licensed CPA and frequently advises clients on accounting, finance, and tax-related issues that are prevalent across a wide array of corporate transactional matters.

John began his legal career in 2004 with the Raleigh law firm of Brady, Nordgren, Klym & Morton, PLLC (now Brady Morton & Cobin, PLLC), where he practiced primarily in the areas of trusts and estates and closely-held business matters. He then joined Williams Overman Pierce, LLP, a regional accounting firm with offices in Raleigh and Greensboro, where he specialized in taxation matters pertaining to pass- through entities. In June of 2007, he returned to the practice of law, joining the Raleigh law firm of Jordan Price Wall Gray Jones & Carlton, PLLC, where he represented clients in corporate transactions, complex mergers and acquisitions, trusts and estates, and general corporate matters.