Gary Kashar

Partner, New York



Gary is Regional Section Head of our Americas Capital Markets section. His practice focuses on debt capital markets and general securities and corporate matters.

Gary has extensive experience representing issuers, investment banks and investors in connection with public and private securities offerings, restructurings, tender offers and consent solicitations and a broad range of other financing transactions. He has experience in a wide variety of industries, including energy and oil and gas, gaming and lodging, telecommunications, retail and industrial. Prior to practicing law, Gary served as an extern to the Honorable Nathan L. Hecht of the Texas Supreme Court.

Bars and Courts
New York
University of Texas
Master of Professional Accounting
University of Texas
University of Texas
Business Administration


Saudi Aramco in connection with its US$29.4 billion Initial Public Offering on the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul), at the time the largest IPO in history. At listing, Saudi Aramco's valuation was US$1.7 trillion, making it the world's most valuable public company. In addition, represented Saudi Aramco in connection with the establishment of its Global Medium Term Notes program and two issuances of notes under the program totaling US$20 billion.

Calpine Corporation, the largest independent power generator in the United States, in connection with an aggregate of US$7 billion of notes issued by Calpine and its subsidiaries since 2015, including an offering considered to be the first exchange of par notes for bank loans.

Kansas City Southern, a transportation company with domestic and international rail operations in North America, in connection with over of US$2.5 billion of notes since 2015. In addition, represented Kansas City Southern in connection with a US$2.125 billion exchange offer and consent solicitation and US$800 million revolving credit facility.

Talen Energy, a major independent power producer, in connection with debt offerings totaling over US$1.6 billion since 2019, including a US$130.6 million offering of tax-exempt municipal bonds.

Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. in connection with its inaugural investment grade rated US$1.4 billion senior notes offering.

Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and the other initial purchasers in connection with multiple notes offerings and other transactions by W&T Offshore. W&T Offshore is an independent oil and natural gas producer, active in the exploration, development, and acquisition of oil and natural gas in the Gulf of Mexico.