Mark T. Cain

Of Counsel


Mark Cain's practice covers a wide range of business matters with a principal focus on commercial transactions, financing arrangements, acquisitions, and intellectual property issues. Mark has extensive experience counseling businesses in various industries in connection with structuring, negotiating and documenting all aspects of complex financings and third party credit arrangements, secured transactions, acquisitions, divestitures, licensing, distributorship and service agreements.

Mr. Cain's practice increasingly focuses on information technology and the life cycle of sensitive information as it moves through an organization: its collection, use, security, sharing, storage, and disposal. It also encompasses related advertising, e-commerce and online content issues.

For nine years, Mr. Cain served as in-house counsel to Bank of America, where he provided legal support for the bank’s North and South Carolina Commercial Bank and Private Client group, the business units responsible for the financial needs of the bank’s corporate high net worth individual clients. Later at the bank, he provided legal counsel to the bank’s business unit responsible for the pricing, sale and delivery of the bank’s mortgage products to the capital market and for relationships with government sponsored entities and private investors. In addition, Mr. Cain was the lead attorney for over 500 account executives in the correspondent lending and wholesale broker business.

Originally from Northern Michigan, Mr. Cain has lived in North Carolina many years. Mark is married to Leigh and is the proud father of two children. In his free time he enjoys reading, music, nature and scuba diving.


The University of Michigan, B.A., with high distinction, 1983

University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1987

Bar Admissions
North Carolina
Professional Activities

North Carolina Bar Association, Business Law Section, Council member

North Carolina Bar Association, Business Law Section, Legal Opinion Committee, member, and Uniform Commercial Code Committee, past Chair

North Carolina General Statutes Commission UCC Revised Article 9 Drafting Committee

Community and Civic Activities
Greensboro Boys and Girls Club, member of the Board of Advisors