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Dechert LLP
Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas
NEW YORK, NY 10036-6797
United States
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Work Department

Global Finance




Soo-ah Nah is a partner in Dechert’s global finance practice with a focus on leveraged finance. Ms. Nah represents private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, as well as other public and private companies across industries and institutional lenders, on acquisition financings and various other types of financing transactions. She also provides general corporate and financial advice to her clients.


  • Northwestern University, B.A., 2005, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Columbia Law School, J.D., 2009, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Commercial lending

Straddling the lender and borrower sides of the market, Dechert LLP has a solid debt finance practice that the has an identifiable presence in the middle market, advising on senior credit facilities, first lien/second lien financings, mezzanine debt, and restructurings. The group operates on a cross office basis: Scott M Zimmerman and Jay Alicandri  act from New York;  David Forti and Sarah Gelb operate from the Philadelphia office; and Richard Jones splits his time across both locations. The practice grew further in 2021 with the May arrival of Soo-ah Nah and the addition of Ani Ravi, who joined in September. The pair formerly worked at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP and Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP respectively.