Kristen Campana is a partner in the finance, financial restructuring and private equity distressed groups in Bracewell's Business Regulatory section. She has represented commercial banks, hedge funds, private equity funds, other financial institutions, and corporate and individual borrowers in domestic and cross-border syndicated financings. She has worked on acquisitions, convertible debt financings, equity investments, letters of credit, and insurance company note agreements.
Ms. Campana has experience in bankruptcy reorganizations and liquidations, work-outs and distressed debt purchases and sales, as well as second lien financings and other subordinated debt financings. She has represented debtors, debtor-in-possession lenders, pre-petition lenders, and unsecured creditors' committees, as well as other creditors in bankruptcy proceedings. Ms. Campana regularly advises clients on out-of-bankruptcy restructurings, including real estate workouts and provides general credit review analysis for lenders and potential debt purchasers.
She also has experience representing financial institutions and owner/developers in the financing of commercial real estate transactions in multi-tranche mezzanine financings in New York City and throughout the United States, including pre-development, construction, project, bridge, and working capital financing for apartment buildings, hotels and office buildings, including financings originating for securitization and/or sale in the capital markets
J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1999
B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Binghamton University, 1996
Member of the New York City Bar Association Committee on Commercial Law and Uniform State Laws, 2008 - 2011