John F. Imhof Jr. > Vedder Price > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Vedder Price
1633 Broadway 31st Floor
New York, New York 10019
United States

Work Department

Global Transportation Finance




Mr. Imhof focuses his practice on maritime and transportation finance. He has more than 25 years of experience advising lenders, lessors, investors, borrowers and lessees in the domestic and cross-border financing of transportation and logistics assets, including ships, shipping containers, aircraft, railroad rolling stock and related infrastructure. His experience involves a variety of facilities and financing techniques, including syndicated senior secured loan facilities, mezzanine and subordinated loan facilities, letter-of-credit facilities, single-investor leases, leveraged leases, sale-leaseback transactions and restructurings. Mr. Imhof also advises investors in connection with a variety of investments in maritime and transportation assets, including investments in existing companies, the formation of joint ventures and the acquisition of distressed debt. His clients include leading banks, hedge funds, private equity funds, shipowners, airlines and rail transportation companies.


  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 1990, cum laude
  • Duke University, B.S., 1985