United Community Bank Welcomes David Kershaw as Vice President, Legal Counsel

David KershawUnited Community Bank recently announced the addition of David Kershaw as Vice President, Legal Counsel. In this role, Kershaw will work with the bank’s Special Assets and Commercial Credit Counsel primarily on matters related to distressed loans, bankruptcies, collections, litigation, foreclosure and probate.

“I am proud to welcome David and his significant legal expertise to the team,” said Melinda Davis Lux, General Counsel for United Community Bank. “He is highly regarded and has a wealth of experience in financial services. I am confident that our creditors’ rights team will benefit greatly from his strategic recommendations and sound judgment.”

Kershaw comes to United from Fox Rothschild, LLP where he focused on bankruptcy, financial services and civil litigation. He has significant experience in the area of creditors’ rights, including time spent serving as a Judicial Law Clerk in the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of South Carolina. Kershaw holds a Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Marketing from South Carolina State University.

“United Community Bank has a strong reputation for service to its community, and I’m honored to join them,” said Kershaw. “I look forward to working alongside this distinguished legal team and collaborating with all areas of the bank to support the mission and vision of this organization.”

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