Experience

    • Crescent Capital Group in the formation of Crescent Mezzanine Partners VII, a $4.6 billion U.S. mezzanine fund.
    • Diamond Castle in the restructuring of, and secondary sale of interests in, Diamond Castle Partners IV. In the transaction, investment funds managed by Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Intermediate Capital Group and other syndicate investors committed capital to a newly formed Diamond Castle-managed fund that acquired most of the portfolio of Fund IV, and Fund IV limited partners elected either to participate in the longer term potential of the portfolio by rolling their interests into the new fund or to effectively sell their interests to the buying syndicate.
    • American Airlines and AMR, as special aircraft counsel, in their successful Chapter 11 proceedings involving the restructuring of complex financing arrangements relating to more than 400 aircraft generating savings in excess of $1.8 billion and to the raising of more than $9 billion of new financing through various capital markets, syndicated lending and other financing transactions. This restructuring was honored by Turnarounds & Workouts as one of a dozen “Successful Restructurings – 2013.”
    • Delta Air Lines in the regional fleet restructuring of Comair’s aircraft and related financings on the cessation of Comair’s operations in 2012.
    • Delta Air Lines (2010-2) in its $608 million offering of EETCs secured by 28 Airbus, Boeing and McDonnell Douglas aircraft.
    • American Airlines (2013-2) in its $2.2 billion offering of EETCs secured by 75 Boeing aircraft, the largest EETC to date in terms of both aggregate proceeds and number of aircraft in the collateral pool, a transaction which won the Airline Economics Aviation 100 “2014 Debt Deal of the Year” award.
    • American Airlines (2013-1) in its $783 million offering of EETCs secured by 13 Boeing aircraft, which was the first ever EETC offering by an airline while in bankruptcy.
    • American Airlines in its sale-leaseback arrangements with AerCap to finance up to 35 new Boeing 737-800 aircraft, for which American won Airfinance Journal’s “2012 Sale/Leaseback Deal of the Year” award.
    • American Airlines (2009-1) in its $520 million offering of EETCs secured by 20 Boeing aircraft.
    • Altegrity and Providence Equity Partners in their $1.13 billion acquisition of Kroll from Marsh & McLennan.
    • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice in the financing aspects of its 46% investment in JohnsonDiversey, a transaction valued at $2.6 billion.

Education

  • Yale Law School, 2008, J.D.
  • Stanford University, 2004, B.A.