McGuireWoods continues to grow its nationally recognized debt finance
practice with the arrival of
Margaret Seurynck, who brings more than 15 years of experience advising clients, including
national and multinational banks and private equity firms, in complex
Seurynck, who joins the firm’s Chicago office, represents lenders and
borrowers in transactions such as secured and unsecured loans, asset-based
and cash flow loans, and single-bank and syndicated credit facilities. She
also handles structured finance arrangements, including structured note tax
credit finance transactions and commercial paper programs.
Seurynck assists private equity firms and multinational corporations in
financing aspects of M&A deals and regularly advises clients on sales
of distressed commercial loans in the secondary market.
She comes to McGuireWoods from Jones Day, following the January addition of
highly regarded finance partner
Chris Molen, who joined McGuireWoods in Atlanta.
“Margaret’s impressive range of experience will be a tremendous asset,
enhancing the market-leading service we deliver for financial institutions
and private equity firms,” said
Raj Natarajan, chair of McGuireWoods’ Debt Finance Department.
McGuireWoods’ debt finance practice is one of the largest in the United
States, with more than 90 debt finance lawyers in the U.S. and London. The
firm represents each of the top 10 U.S. banks ranked by assets and has
handled domestic and cross-border commitments exceeding $150 billion in
each of the past eight years. The firm has developed nationwide programs to
bring together investors and companies seeking financing, including its
annual healthcare-focused private equity, lending and finance
conference, which begins Feb. 20 in Chicago.
“Margaret is an outstanding addition whose skill and insight strengthen our
capabilities in Chicago and nationally,” said
Christina Egan, managing partner of the firm’s Chicago office.
McGuireWoods was named 2019’s “Law Firm of the Year” for banking and
finance law in U.S. News-Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms.” In addition, Law360 recently named the firm a “Banking Practice Group of the Year.” McGuireWoods consistently ranks among the top five U.S. law firms by
deal count and among the top 10 by dollar volume in
Thomson Reuters’ league tables.
“McGuireWoods is widely recognized as a national leader in delivering a
full range of services to its financial industry clients and I am excited
to join this accomplished team,” Seurynck said.