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J.D., New York University School of Law, 1989; B.S.F.S., Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, 1986

United States: Finance

Structured finance: securitization

Within: Structured finance: securitization

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is considered pre-eminent for issuer-side advice on whole-business securitizations, and has extensive experience of property-assessed clean energy (PACE) bonds, CLOs, cell tower securitizations and IP securitizations. Jordan Yarett acted on the whole-business securitization of Coinstar, which was the first transaction of its kind to use a franchising structure for a non-franchised company. Robert Zochowski has considerable experience in energy and media and entertainment-related securitizations. Lender clients include Guggenheim Securities and Deutsche Bank Securities. Eric Goodison and Lawrence Wee are also recommended.

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United States: Media, technology and telecoms

Media and entertainment

Within: Media and entertainment

Key names in Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP’s ‘extremely talented team’ include corporate partner Robert Schumer, M&A specialist Ariel Deckelbaum, Justin Hamill, who is ‘incredibly well versed in the field and extremely dedicated to the client and its needs’; finance expert Robert Zochowski, who is ‘highly knowledgeable and unbelievably responsive’; and ‘savvy litigatorsJonathan Kanter and Jay Cohen in Washington DC. The group acts for a diverse client roster, including Vice Media and Manitoba Telecom Services; the team advised the latter on its acquisition by BCE. Other highlights included assisting 21st Century Fox with multiple internal investigations relating to sexual harassment claims brought against former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes and political commentator Bill O’Reilly, representing Altice USA in a carriage discrimination complaint brought by the Game Show Network, and advising Endeavor on the formation of a China-based subsidiary. Attorneys listed are based in New York, unless otherwise specified.

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