Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Banking & Finance Department

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What the team is known for Established finance practice noted for its representation of both borrower and lender clients. Well equipped to handle the full range of transactions from acquisition financings to DIP lending. Much sought after for its strength in the energy industry, with expertise in sector-specific transactions such as reserve-based loans and volumetric production payments. Enabled by a widespread domestic and international presence to excel in cross-border transactions.

Strengths Sources praise the team's "deep bench of talented lawyers."

Work highlights Advised Citibank in its role as administrative agent on a $750 million syndicated reserve-based loan to an oil and gas producer based in Mexico.

Notable practitioners

Michael Niebruegge comes recommended as "one of the most knowledgeable attorneys in energy finance." His work in this sector includes acting on project financing and reserve-based loans, with clients noting his "wealth of experience in a broad range of transactions."