Brett M. Novick is a partner in the firm’s Finance and Private Equity Groups. His practice focuses on complex acquisition finance, leveraged finance and structured finance transactions. Mr. Novick represents private equity firms, their portfolio companies, corporate clients and debt investors in a broad range of complex financing transactions across various industries. In The Legal 500 US (2024), clients note that he is a “stand-out” partner.

Mr. Novick is a regular contributor to the Debevoise & Plimpton Private Equity Report. Mr. Novick joined Debevoise in 2014. Mr. Novick received a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School magna cum laude in 2014 and a B.S. summa cum laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 2011.


  • University of Michigan Law School, 2014, J.D.
  • University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, 2011, B.S.

Bar Admissions

  • New York