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James A. Florack

James A. Florack

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

New York, NY, USA


James A. Florack is a member of Davis Polk's Corporate Department and co-head of the global Credit Group, advising clients on a range of corporate finance transactions, including leveraged lending, structured finance, high-yield debt offerings and other capital markets transactions, with a particular focus on financings for leveraged acquisitions whether led by financial sponsors or otherwise. His practice includes transactions both in the U.S. and in international and cross-border markets, particularly Europe and Latin America, and in a variety of industries ranging from oil and gas and basic manufacturing to technology. His clients have included many financial institutions, such as JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs, as well as a number of corporate clients.

RECOGNITION
Listed as a leading lawyer in several legal industry publications, including:
  • Band 1, Nationwide: Banking & Finance - Chambers USA
  • 1st tier in Banking - Chambers Latin America
  • Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business
  • Law Business Research's Who's Who Legal - International Who's Who of Banking Lawyers
  • Legal Media Group's Expert Guide to the World's Leading Capital Markets Lawyers
  • IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY
  • Partner, 1994-present
  • Associate, 1986-1994
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Alicemarie H. Stotler, U.S. District Court, C.D. California 1984-1986
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