Kevin A. McGinnis

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Education
  • University of Notre Dame Law School, JD, cum laude, Managing Editor, Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy, 1999
  • Duke University, BA, magna cum laude, 1995
Admissions
  • Illinois
  • North Carolina
Affiliations

Guest Lecturer, Queens University, Knight School of Communications

Coach, YMCA Youth Basketball

Member, Sports Lawyers Association

Member, Charlotte Regional Sports Commission

Member, North Carolina Bar Association

Member, Illinois Bar Association

Member, Mecklenburg County Bar

Member, North Carolina Bankers Association

Project Leader, Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina Volunteer Program

Tutor, Ashley Park Elementary School

Co-Chair, McGuireWoods Community Outreach Program

Kevin has structured, negotiated and documented senior debt financing arrangements of all types, including secured and unsecured single bank and syndicated credit agreements, multicurrency financing facilities, and acquisition financings for client that include, among others, national banking institutions. He has worked on financings for manufacturing companies, retailer stores, healthcare providers, business consulting companies, and media outlets.

Kevin also has extensive experience documenting and negotiating credit facilities on behalf of banking institutions that lend to or invest in NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL professional sports franchises as well as English Premier League clubs, and in particular Kevin has worked with the Office of the Commissioner of Major League Baseball and the National Football League in preparing loan documentation. Additionally, Kevin has represented the administrative agent in a variety of leveraged and investment grade syndicated and single-bank loan transactions. In part due to Kevin’s work on these matters, in 2016 McGuireWoods was selected as a Sports Group of the Year by Law360.

Kevin was a White Scholar at the Thomas J. White Center on Law and Government from 1997 to 1999. He was also a Lord Rothemere Scholar while attending the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom in 1994.

In his free time, Kevin coaches the YMCA youth basketball league.

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Kevin A McGinnis
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Counsel to Bank of America, N.A., as agent and lender, in a $315 million term loan facility to a MU Finance plc, a subsidiary of Manchester United plc.

Counsel to a financial institution, as agent, in an $8 billion multicurrency loan to a manufacturing company.

Counsel to a financial institution, as agent, in a $4 billion multicurrency loan to an engineering company.

Counsel to a financial institution, as agent, in a $1.5 billion multicurrency loan to a multinational chemical company.

Counsel to a financial institution, as agent, in a $1.3 billion sports leaguewide credit facility.

Counsel to a financial institution, as agent, in connection with the purchase of and $160 million loan to an MLB franchise.

Counsel to an NBA franchise in a $50 million loan.

Counsel to a financial institution, as agent, in a $200 million loan to an NFL member club.

Counsel to a financial institution, as agent, in a $50 million loan to an MLB franchise.

Counsel to a financial institution, as agent, in a $300 million loan to a fast food restaurant chain.

Counsel to a financial institution, as agent, in a $95 million loan to an NHL franchise.

Counsel to a financial institution, as agent, in a $500 million multi-currency loan to an international construction company.

Counsel to financial institutions, as agent and co-arrangers, in a $1.3 billion loan to one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information.

Selected for inclusion as a "Leading Lawyer," Sports, North Carolina, Legal 500 US, 2017

Named to “Power Players: Sports Lawyers & Outside Counsel,” Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal, 2016

Named to "North Carolina Rising Stars," Banking, Securities & Corporate Finance, Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2012-2014

Named to "40 Under 40," Charlotte Business Journal, 2011