F. B. Webster Day
Co-Chair, Banking and Finance Practice Group | Member in Charge of Roanoke Office
Roanoke, VA
office 540.512.1802
mobile 540.354.8488
  • Overview
  • Services
  • Distinctions
  • Admissions
  • Memberships
  • Community Involvement
  • Resources
  • Results

Mr. Day's primary areas of practice are commercial and public finance and commercial transactions.


  • University of Virginia, B.A. with high distinction, 1976
  • University of Virginia, J.D., 1979


  • Representing lenders and borrowers in asset-based lending, revolving loan and term loan credit facilities
  • Serving as lender's counsel on real estate acquisition, development and construction loans for residential, commercial and industrial facilities
  • Counseling in working capital financings and restructuring of troubled loans secured by real and personal property
  • Representing buyers, sellers, lessors and lessees of commercial and industrial real estate
  • Negotiating, preparing and reviewing transactional and financing documents and performing due diligence in stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions
  • Serving as bond counsel to Virginia localities and authorities on tax-exempt and taxable bond issues
  • Serving as issuer and bond counsel on industrial development revenue bond financings
  • Serving as general counsel to industrial development authorities and water and sewer authorities
  • Preparing ordinances, resolutions, organization documents and service agreements in connection with the formation of regional water authorities
  • Negotiating and preparing incentive and performance agreements between localities and industrial or commercial prospects
  • Drafting corporate bylaws, minutes and resolutions, and advising corporate entities regarding governance matters
Banking & Finance Law Bond Counsel Commercial Lending Construction Law Corporate & Business Law Public Finance Real Estate Tax Credits


  • Named the Best Lawyers® 2013 & 2017 "Lawyer of the Year" for Public Finance Law in Roanoke, Va.
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Public Finance Law and Corporate Law


  • Virginia State Bar


  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Roanoke Bar Association
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers

Community Involvement

  • Roanoke City School Board, 1997 - 2000, 2001 - 2002
  • Chair, Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce, 2015
7 Spilman Attorneys Recognized as “Lawyers of the Year” 2017  62 Spilman Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers 2017 57 Spilman Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers 2016 10 Spilman Attorneys Recognized as “Lawyers of the Year” 2015  56 Spilman Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers 2015 New Member Strengthens Spilman’s Nationally Recognized Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Services 55 Spilman Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers 2014  Shale Gas Development & USEPA's New Oil & Gas Air Rules Package Spilman Attorneys Named 2013 Lawyers of the Year Agricultural Lending Institution Closes $5M+ Credit Facility