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Latham & Watkins LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10022-4834
United States
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Daniel Seale is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and is a Co-chair of the firm’s global Banking Practice. Mr. Seale is a member of the Finance Department and the Banking, Capital Markets and Private Equity Practices, and is a member of the firm’s Strategic Client Committee. He is a former Vice Chair of the firm’s Associates Committee and former local chair for the Finance Department in the New York office.  

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Commercial lending

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Truly a stand-out firm for financing work, Latham & Watkins LLP sits at the top of both the lender and borrower sides of the market. As regards lender work, the group regularly assists all the leading commercial banks with their largest and most complex transactions, and also maintains a first-class direct lender practice. On the borrower side, the practice group acts for private equity firms, their portfolio companies and other corporate borrowers form a variety of industries. The team spans numerous offices; Daniel Seale leads the banking practice from New York and has particular expertise in acquisition financing, while vice chair Greg Robins operates from Los Angeles. Manu Gayatrinath chairs the Washington DC-based private equity group, which also includes vice chair Jason Licht. Other names to note include managing partner Michèle Penzer and junior partner Alfred Xue, who is developing a very strong reputation in transactions involving direct lenders.

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United States: Lending & Secured Finance March 2021 This country-specific Q&A provides an overview to Lending & Secured Finance laws and regulations that may occur in United States.