Kevin Kinder

Associate, Los Angeles

Biography

Overview

Kevin Kinder is an associate in White & Case's Energy, Infrastructure, Project Finance and Asset Finance Group in Los Angeles. His practice focuses on aircraft finance, equipment leasing and a variety of international asset finance matters. Kevin has acted for many of the world’s largest financial institutions and aircraft leasing companies in various international commercial aircraft transactions.

Prior to joining White & Case, Kevin interned with the JetBlue Airways legal department in New York, NY and JetSuite, Inc. in Irvine, CA. Kevin graduated from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law, where he served as a Legal Writing & Advocacy Writing Fellow and Senior Submissions Editor for the Southern California Law Review.

Bars and Courts
California State Bar
District of Columbia Bar
Education
JD
University of Southern California – Gould School of Law
BA
Emory University
Languages
English

Experience

Representation of Tranche A lender in connection with the debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing of up to $2.45 billion for LATAM Airlines Group S.A. 

Representation of a major aircraft lessor in connection with the sale, lease novation and release of existing financing of three Airbus a320 NEO aircraft on lease to an Omani lessee.

Representation of BBAM Aircraft Management LP in connection with the purchase, lease novation and financing of four Boeing 737-800 aircraft from an asset backed securities (ABS) portfolio. 

Representation of BBAM Aircraft Management LP in connection with the purchase, leaseback and financing of four Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.

Representation of Waypoint Leasing as special aviation counsel in connection with its Chapter 11 proceedings, including the coordination of the sale of more than 125 aircraft on lease to 42 lessees in 31 different jurisdictions.

Representation of DVB Bank SE in connection with a term loan secured against four A320-233 aircraft, in conjunction with the repayment of the original financing of such aircraft.