Skip to content
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Ropes & Gray LLP

Banking & Finance

4 ranked lawyersBand 3New YorkUSA 2021 View ranking table
chambers review
department information
Ranked Lawyers
chambers review
department information
Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Review

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

What the team is known for

Attracts a wide array of leading private equity clients and continues to be highly regarded for its expertise in leveraged finance work acting for borrowers in both domestic and cross-border transactions. Renowned for its expertise on the whole spectrum of financings including acquisition financings, private equity investments and whole business securitizations. Also noted for its strengths in mezzanine debt and direct lending matters. Maintains client relationships across a diverse range of sectors, with noteworthy activity in the technology, healthcare and consumer products spaces.

Strengths

Interviewees describe the firm as "very detail-oriented and very helpful in knowing the various options."

"I think they are thoughtful, proactive, very accessible and knowledgeable," a source notes.

Notable practitioners

Alexander Zeltser receives high praise for his expertise in representing private equity funds and their portfolio companies in commercial financings.
"His attention to detail is fantastic." "He is always one step ahead and thinks about the timelines to deliver the best outcome."

Jay Kim 's practice is characterized by his representation of private equity firms in complex debt finance transactions.
"Jay does a phenomenal job of keeping everything in perspective and understanding the minutiae."

Leonard Klingbaum is best known for his advice on distressed credit transactions. His work includes DIP financings and loan restructurings.

Stefanie Birkmann is known for her extensive work with private equity fund clients. She often provides advice on acquisition financing.
"She has very good judgment and is a strong advocate."

Department Information

info This Department has not yet supplied any additional information.
Banking & Finance

Ropes & Gray LLP

firm
Location

1211 Avenue of the Americas

New York

New York

USA

NY 10036-8704

View Firm Profile

Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

New York

Banking & Finance


Alexander Zeltser
Band 4
Leonard Klingbaum
Band 5
Stefanie Birkmann
Band 4