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Americas Leveraged Finance

Truly global finance solutions

White & Case has a market-leading, global Leveraged Finance practice that focuses on advising corporations, banks, credit funds, alternative capital providers and sponsors in connection with:

  • Leveraged buyouts, acquisition financings and recapitalizations
  • Other financing transactions, including asset-based lending transactions, real estate, structured trade, and commodity and investment-grade financings
  • Workouts, restructurings, debtor-in-possession financings and exit financings

Our Americas Leveraged Finance team comprises of 31 partners and counsels and 68 associates. With established teams in all of the major financial markets globally, few firms, if any, can match our international reach, depth of local resources, seamless integration across offices, and ability to provide US, English and local law advice across the globe.

Key facts

  • Up-to-date on all leverage finance trends, including senior/bridge/bond commitments, private high yield and evolving intercreditor arrangements
  • At the forefront of the development of senior secured bond structures, including senior bank/senior bond and all bond/super senior revolving credit facility structures
  • Deep bench with capacity to handle up to 15 trees  for bank and bond structures
  • Established international network, which can seamlessly execute multijurisdictional bank/bond transactions through the support of our far-reaching global network of offices

Meet the Team


David Bilkis
Partner, New York
T +1 212 819 8413
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Joseph Brazil
Partner, New York
T +1 212 819 8401
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Ronald Brody
Partner, New York
T +1 212 819 2600
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Binoy Dharia
Partner, New York
T +1 212 819 8260
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Brenda Dieck
Partner, Los Angeles
T +1 213 620 7717
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Rebecca Gottlieb
Partner, New York
T +1 212 819 8802
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Sean Johnson
Partner, Washington, DC
T +1 202 626 3614
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David Joyce
Partner, New York
T +1 212 819 8332
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Gary Kashar
Partner, New York
T +1 212 819 8223
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Elizabeth Kirk
Partner, New York
T +1 212 819 7822
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Eric Klar
Partner, Miami
T +1 305 995 5296
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David Koschik
Partner, New York
T +1 212 819 8241
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Eric Leicht
Partner, New York
T +1 212 819 8796
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Eliza McDougall
Partner, New York
T +1 212 819 2590
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Jonathan Michels
Partner, New York
T +1 212 819 8661
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Elena Millerman
Partner, New York
T +1 212 819 8977
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Jake Mincemoyer
Partner, New York
T +1 212 819 7615
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Robert Morrison
Partner, Los Angeles
T +1 213 620 7707
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Daniel Nam
Partner, New York
T +1 212 819 8542
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Gregory Owens
Partner, New York
T +1 212 819 7832
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Nicholas Palumbo
Partner, New York
T +1 212 819 8523
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David Ridley
Partner, New York
T +1 212 819 8771
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Sabrena Silver
Partner, New York
T +1 212 819 7056
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Kenneth Suh
Partner, New York
T +1 212 819 8995
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Carlos Viana
Partner, Miami
T +1 305 995 5251
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Justin Wagstaff
Partner, New York
T +1 212 819 2694
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Heather Waters Borthwick
Partner, New York
T +1 212 819 8719
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Andrew Weisberg
Partner, New York
T +1 212 819 8980
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Joseph Furst
Counsel, New York
T +1 212 819 8551
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Stanimir Kostov
Counsel, New York
T +1 212 819 2575
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Gordon Mak
Counsel, New York
T +1 212 819 2579
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