Regan K. Adamson

1001 West Fourth Street, Winston-Salem, NC USA 27101


Regan Adamson focuses his practice on private funds, investment advisers, securities, and mergers and acquisitions.

Private Funds.  Regan represents clients on structuring, forming, and offering private investment vehicles, including “blind pools”, co-investment vehicles, and single purpose vehicles. He regularly advises managers of private equity funds, hedge funds, funds of funds, debt funds, and real estate funds, regarding fund formation and ongoing fund operations. In addition, Regan regularly assists fund clients with their portfolio transactions, including venture capital and private equity investments, lending transactions, and real estate investments.

Investment Advisers.  Regan has extensive experience in representing investment advisers in various securities, compliance, and corporate matters, including drafting and reviewing investment advisory agreements and other material contracts and developing and implementing customized compliance policies and procedures. He regularly represents investment advisers in mergers and acquisitions and provides advice in connection with strategic relationships.

Corporate Transactions.  Regan regularly represents clients in various corporate transactions, including private placements, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and general corporate matters. He also assists corporate clients in a drafting and negotiating a broad range of commercial agreements.

Regan was recognized in 2021, 2022 and 2023 as one of the "Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch" for Financial Services Regulation Law by The Best Lawyers in America®. He was named one of North Carolina Lawyers Weekly’s “Leaders in Law” in 2024.

Regan speaks Japanese.


Assisted a New York based real estate management and investment company in purchasing over $113 million in apartment projects across four Southern states. These transactions involved complex real estate, financing, and corporate issues, including title issues involving bankruptcy, acquisition financing consisting of both Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae guaranteed loans, and solicitation of investors through a crowd funding website.


Wake Forest University School of Law J.D. (2010) magna cum laude, Order of the Coif

Brigham Young University B.A. (2006) Political Science, Minor in Japanese


North Carolina (2010)

Professional & Community Activities

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. Emerging Leaders Program, Inaugural Class, Member

Wake Forest Law Review, Business Editor (2009-2010)

North Carolina Bar Association, Business Law Section, Member

Bookmarks, Board Member

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