Jones Day

Banking & Finance Department

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What the team is known for Market-leading practice active acting on behalf of major regional and multinational lenders and borrowers on high-value corporate finance and securities matters, including significant experience in leveraged finance mandates, derivatives work and related regulatory issues. Clients benefit from a deep bench of expert banking and financing practitioners, leveraging the firm's extensive global footprint to advise on cross-border matters.

Strengths"Jones Day has a great finance practice and they have some stellar associates there," reports one market commentator.

Fellow practitioners recount: "They have been very good, they're on top of the work they're doing and keep transactions going along."

Work highlights Advised FirstEnergy Corp in connection with a $1.25 billion term loan with JPMorgan Chase Bank, acting as administrative agent, and certain other lenders.

Notable practitioners

Kevin Samuels
enjoys a rising profile for his expertise in commercial financing matters, having advised clients on areas including cross-border and multicurrency finance, leveraged finance deals and securitizations. He acts for a range of borrower companies, sponsors and lenders.