Alex Selig


Education and Clerkships

J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, 2016

B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012


North Carolina, 2016

Texas, 2019

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina




Alex Selig is a transactional lawyer who assists clients in general corporate and partnership matters. His practice specifically focuses on assisting and advising investment fund managers on fund formation, acquisition, management, and disposition of portfolio investments.

Previously, Alex’s practice focused on commercial real estate, including acquisition, disposition, and financing of all types of commercial real estate holdings, leasing of commercial space, property management agreements, and title matters.

Selected Client Representations

Private Funds and Investment Advisers Act

  • Assisted in formation and capital raising of fund targeting $300 million with focus on real assets and related sectors, specifically oil and natural gas, metal and minerals, agriculture and timber.
  • Assisted in formation and managed subscription document review process, SEC filings, and Blue Sky filings for $100M venture capital offering.
  • Reviewed limited partnership agreement and assisted in negotiations for lead $30M investor in mining assets held by Australian companies.
  • Assisted in advising purchaser in acquisition of ~30 percent interest in coal-fired electric generation plant.
  • Advised startup hedge fund client on registration under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.


  • Assisted in recapitalization of fund with a $200 million profit participation loan from large sovereign pension fund. Drafted all authorizing documentation, including resolutions, certificates of incumbency, shareholder actions, and officer certificates.
  • Assisted in representing original borrower in defeasance of complex multifamily loan with associated Tax-Exempt bonds. Specifically, reviewed defeasance checklist and timeline and managed workflow.


  • Represented alternative municipal investment fund with $3B AUM as lender in $32M loan agreement in relation to the development of remediated commercial land into a multi-use development in Colorado. Specifically, drafted all loan documents, completed all survey and title review, and advised on resolving title issues.
  •  Assisted in representing real estate developer in a joint venture during lease negotiations with State of South Carolina for a $300M mixed-use development. Reviewed lease, SPE structure, and advised on South Carolina Joint Bond Review Committee and State Fiscal Accountability Authority approval.
  • Assisted in representing national homebuilder in several large development projects. Maintained closing checklists and drafted all closing documents for an acquisition with 12 separate closings.

Commercial Real Estate Dispositions and Acquisitions

  • Assisted in the acquisition and disposition of multi-family properties across the country, including multiple properties in Texas, for a client managing a $200M dollar value-add real estate fund.
  • Originating attorney for start-up data center’s acquisition of $650K property. Formed LLC, advised on PSA, completed title opinion, conducted due diligence, drafted buyer and seller documents, drafted lease for seller-in-possession after closing, and managed all client communication. Advised on ownership structure in support of multi-million dollar governmental development incentives.

* Some of these representations were handled prior to joining the firm.

Professional and Community Activities

  • American Bar Association

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • "A Practitioner’s Guide to When Real Estate Becomes a Security," 9 Elon L. Rev. 291 (2017).

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