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Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10153
United States
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Head of U.S. Banking & Finance practice


Head of U.S. Banking & Finance Practice. Represents lenders and borrowers on bank financing and restructuring transactions, including asset-based loans, domestic and cross-border acquisition and working capital facilities, subordinated and second lien financings and DIP and exit facilities. Extensive work-out and pro bono experience. Co-author of chapters in Reorganizing Failing Businesses (American Bar Association) and The Law and Practice of Restructuring the UK and US (Oxford University Press).


University of Leicester (LLB, 1985); College of Law, Guildford (LSF, 1986). Admitted to the New York Bar; Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Commercial lending

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Douglas UrquhartWeil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

A ‘dedicated team with great market knowledge’, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP is highly regarded across the market for its acquisition finance practice, which advises lenders and borrowers alike. Operating from New York, the US department is led by Douglas Urquhart  and counts premier investments banks, major private equity companies, and international corporate borrowers among its client base. Daniel Dokos  leads the global practice and assists the firm’s largest borrower clients on complex work including revolving credit facilities. When it comes to lender work, Morgan Bale  is a specialist; in 2021 he was instructed by a number of key investment banks. Heather Viets is another name to note, having built up a strong reputation for advising financial institutions and issuers on banking and securities transactions,