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Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

1775 I STREET, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20006-2401, USA
Work +1 202 721 4600
Fax +1 202 721 4646

Steven Chung

Work +1 (202) 721-4749
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

Work Department

Corporate and Finance Groups.


Aviation, Equipment Finance, Satellite/Telecoms, Banking and Financial Services, International, Joint Ventures and Other Strategic Alliances, Mergers and Acquisitions.


Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP (1999-2010) Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP (2010-present).


Conversational proficiency in Korean and Spanish.


Member, New York State Bar Association; Member, District of Columbia Bar Association.


Georgetown University, B.A., 1996 magna cum laude, with Honors in American Government, Phi Beta Kappa New York University School of Law, J.D., 1999.

United States: Industry focus

Transport: aviation and air travel - finance

Within: Transport: aviation and air travel - finance

Primarily based in New York, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP’s aviation finance team advises lessors, fund managers and equity and debt issuers on finance and leasing transactions. John Hoyns advised United Continental Holdings on a number of capital markets issuances, including a public EETC offering and a $300m bond issuance. Hoyns also acted for the client as borrower’s counsel in connection with a $3.5bn syndicated credit facility. In the Washington DC office, Steven Chung counseled Blackbird Capital I on an $800m aircraft lease securitization. Chuck Samuelson assisted AerGen Aviation Finance with the establishment of a joint venture to acquire and lease aircraft, while Ken Lefkowitz acted as borrower’s counsel to Stratos in relation to a $600m revolving credit facility to finance and refinance certain aircraft acquisitions.

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