David Wicklund > Vinson & Elkins LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Vinson & Elkins LLP
666 FIFTH AVENUE
26TH FLOOR
NEW YORK, NY 10103-0040
United States
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Work Department

Finance

Position

Partner

Career

David Wicklund, a partner in V&E’s Finance practice group, advises clients on complex acquisition and leveraged financings.

David’s clients include top-tier private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, as well as corporate borrowers, lead arrangers and underwriters in a variety of domestic and cross-border acquisitions. In addition, he advises corporations and underwriters on debt offerings for general corporate purposes. Many of his clients are focused on the oil and gas industry as well as the industrial, infrastructure and technology sectors.

David is experienced in advising on syndicated loans, high-yield bond offerings, reserve-based facilities, asset-based facilities, distressed debt, mezzanine facilities, and direct lending.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Commercial lending

Vinson & Elkins LLP has a strong position within the Texas market, though its work in the debt finance space is felt across the US. Given the group’s location, it is unsurprising that the energy sector is an area of particular focus; in addition to assisting commercial banks lending to actors in the sector, the firms also represents upstream, midstream, and downstream energy companies in major syndicated financings. Brian Moss  and Erec Winandy co-lead the national team from Houston and Dallas respectively and are both experienced in  acquisition and leveraged finance as well as asset-based and reserve-based lending. Outside of Texas, the group has a New York presence which includes David Wicklund  and Brett Santoli .