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Kate Day represents lenders, borrowers, and sponsors in all types of secured and unsecured credit transactions, including senior and subordinated debt financings, acquisition financings, project financings, term loans, working capital loans, cross-border financings, bond credit enhancement facilities, and financial asset securitizations, and in connection with the various interbank relationships involved in syndicated loan transactions, as well as loan restructurings and workouts. She has experience in MLP financing, oil and gas reserve-based financing, leveraged buyouts, secured asset-based loans, and complex or non-traditional forms of financing, including off-balance sheet transactions and synthetic letter of credit facilities.


J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1997; B.A., Rice University, 1993

United States: Finance

Commercial lending

Within: Commercial lending

Based mainly in Houston and New York, Bracewell LLP is especially recommended for its excellent advice to borrowers and lenders in the downstream, mid-stream and upstream energy industry. On the lender side, the firm has a good relationship with Wells Fargo Bank, which it advised on a $3bn unsecured revolving credit facility to National Oilwell Varco. Another highlight was advising JPMorgan Chase on a $1bn facility to Caerus Operating. On the borrower front it advised Enterprise Products Operating on two separate revolving facilities with a combined value of $5.5bn. Beyond the energy sector, the firm also advised the NBA’s San Antonio Spurs on a $200m financing. Dewey Gonsoulin heads the highly rated team, which boasts key individuals, including Robin Miles, Rebecca Keep and the recently promoted Jeris Brunette. In Houston, Stephanie Song, Kate Day, Heather Brown, Dale Smith, and Mark Holmes are all recommended.

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