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Partner since 2016. Advises clients on a range of financing transactions, including bank financings, high yield bond issuances, “PIPE” transactions, debt restructurings, liability management and creditor representations. Expertise in leveraged finance, acquisition finance and private credit transactions. Advises: Ares, AT&T, CIM, CPPIB, Crescent Capital, CyrusOne, Integra LifeSciences, Lion Capital, Oaktree, OTPP, and Seattle Genetics, among others.

Professional Memberships

Member, NYC Bar Association Committee on Commercial Law and Uniform State Laws.


“Corporate Debt Securities in U.S. Capital Markets” – Lexis Practice Advisor (2019) (co-author); “Market Trends 2017/18: PIPEs” – Lexis Practice Advisor (2018) (co-author); “Preferred Equity as a Growing Part of Acquisition Finance for Financial Sponsors” – The M&A Lawyer (2018); “Federal Investigations and Implications Under Debt Agreements” – Corporate Counsel (2017); “Recent Trends in Private Equity Acquisition Financing: Growth of Private Credit” – M&A Lawyer (2017) (co-author); “Recent Trends In Investment-Grade Debt Offerings” – Lexis Practice Advisor (2017) (co-author); “Finance and Secured Lending in the United States” – Lexology (2016) (co-author); “Structuring Considerations for Minority Investments” – Deal Lawyers (2016) (co-author); “Borrower Favorable Trends in REIT Credit Facilities” – Law360 (2016) (co-author).


George Washington Law School (J.D., 2007) and Washington University (B.A., 2004)