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Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Banking & Finance

6 ranked lawyersBand 1New YorkUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Group of market-leading experts handling a number of the biggest financing deals in the USA and globally. In addition to a dealsheet of top-class acquisition financings, offers expertise in asset-based lending as well as more general term loans and revolvers. Well reputed among all sectors of the market, with corporates, sponsors and lenders turning to the group for large transactions.

Strengths

Sources note: "They do an outstanding job and understand finance and the underlying transactions."

"They score very high marks for commercial approach and the ability to understand complex topics and communicate important issues," sources say.

Work highlights

Advised JPMorgan Chase Bank as administrative agent in connection with a $15 billion senior unsecured revolving credit facility for General Electric.

Notable practitioners

Brian Gluck is cultivating high-level experience, counseling borrower-side clients on obtaining and amending complex credit facilities.
"I've done deals with him; he is a tremendous lawyer." "He is a terrific young partner."

Brian Steinhardt is highly thought of for handling acquisition financings, typically acting for borrowers.
"He is a very effective lawyer." "We like working with him; it's always a good experience."

James Cross continues to be highly regarded for his adroit representation of borrower clients in acquisition financings.
"He is wonderful, easy to work with and a strong advocate for his clients."

Jennifer Hobbs is known for her representation of private equity sponsors in the financing of big-ticket buyouts.
"She does a lot of top-tier private equity work." "She does a lot of sponsor-side work and she is very good; very thoughtful and practical."

Patrick Ryan has an illustrious client list comprises some of Wall Street's most prominent financial institutions. He is known for his expertise in the investment-grade finance market.
"He understands the borrower's needs and comes up with constructive solutions." "He is a very solid lawyer and a good and creative problem solver."

William Sheehan is well known for his strong lender-side practice. He regularly advises clients on sophisticated acquisition financings.
"He is an excellent lawyer who is smart technically and very commercial." "He is a solid and practical finance lawyer."

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Banking & Finance

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

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Location

425 Lexington Avenue

New York

New York

USA

NY 10017-3954

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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


Brian Gluck
Up and Coming
Brian M. Steinhardt
Band 3
James Cross
Band 1
Jennifer Hobbs
Band 1
Patrick J Ryan
Band 2
William Sheehan
Band 4