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Paul Hastings LLP

Banking & Finance

3 ranked lawyersBand 4New YorkUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Broad finance practice with a particular focus on lender-side and private equity sponsor representation. Particularly noted for its significant presence in the asset-based lending space, and its work with clients on term loans and bridge loans, as well as restructuring matters. Represents a good choice of firm for cross-border transactions, with a pronounced focus on energy financings.

Strengths

Clients appreciate that "the group has a commercial orientation" and report: "They are very effectual in building consensus."

Sources note: "The team has really expanded its base with quality talent and succeeded."

Work highlights

Represented Barclays Bank as administrative agent, collateral agent and joint lead arranger in the $1.27 billion fifth amended and restated credit agreement for Encompass Health.

Notable practitioners

Jennifer Yount has a practice which includes advising both banks and alternative lenders on acquisition financings.
"She has an excellent command of the law while also understanding how to temper what is required from a legal perspective with business needs."

John Cobb is best known for his adept representation of significant financial institutions. He regularly acts for these clients as arrangers and agents in syndicated lending transactions.
"He has a high level of excellence." "He provides the ultimate client service; anything you need anytime you need it."

Michael Baker acts for both traditional and direct lender clients in a variety of leveraged financings.
"He is very good at managing clients and very commercial as well." "He knows how to frame issues and communicate in a manner that is appropriate for the audience."

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Banking & Finance

Paul Hastings LLP

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Location

200 Park Avenue

New York

New York

USA

NY 10166

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Banking & Finance


Jennifer St. John Yount
Band 4
Michael Baker
Band 3