McGuireWoods Adds to its Finance Team in London
July 3, 2012
McGuireWoods LLP announced today the addition of Steven Geerlings and Marc
Isaacs, who have joined the firm's finance team in London as partners.
Geerlings, who previously served as the head of Eversheds’ Asset Based
Lending (ABL) team in London, brings to McGuireWoods nearly 20 years of
experience in banking and securities law, project finance and commercial and
retail lending. He will focus his practice on structuring cross-border ABL
transactions, insolvency strategies, and private equity and mezzanine lending
Isaacs, previously a partner at Nabarro LLP, focuses his practice on a wide
range of U.K. and international debt finance transactions, having represented
lenders, sponsors and borrowers. He brings to McGuireWoods experience in
leveraged acquisition finance, infrastructure finance, asset-based lending, and
general debt restructuring and financings in emerging markets.
McGuireWoods has a significant finance team of over 80 lawyers, with a
growing presence in London.
“Steven’s and Marc’s collective experience in debt finance transactions
complements the needs of our international clients, particularly those based in
the United Kingdom and Europe,” said Bob Cramer, chair of McGuireWoods’ Debt Finance Department. “We are delighted to
have them on our team.”
London managing partner Philip Newhouse added, “Both Steven’s and Marc’s seasoned banking experience will
further strengthen our cross-border representation of international finance
Geerlings’ prior experience includes serving as the director of legal affairs
in Europe for GE Commercial Distribution Finance Europe Ltd. and senior legal
counsel and compliance officer for Cedel International/Cedelbank (currently
Clearstream, “CI”) in London. Prior to joining Nabarro, Isaacs was a partner in
Jones Day’s London office and is a former associate of Linklaters LLP.