John Sigel has extensive experience representing borrowers and issuers in a wide range of debt financing transactions, including secured and unsecured financings, leveraged buyouts and acquisition financings, bridge loans, first-lien, second-lien, mezzanine and other subordinated debt, working capital facilities, drug royalty financings and receivable securitizations. He joined the firm in 1980.
Over the last year, Mr. Sigel:
- Advised clients in the negotiation, amendment and extension of credit facilities aggregating more than $11.0 billion
- Advised issuers in the issuance of more than $1.0 billion in registered and Rule 144A note offerings and private note placements over the last year
- Represented manufacturing and financial services clients in the securitization of accounts receivable
- Represented a major financial institution in the shelf filing of its senior and subordinated debt instruments and the issuance of $1.0 billion in senior notes
Mr. Sigel is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and the Boston Bar Association. He frequently lectures on issues concerning commercial law.
Mr. Sigel is the secretary of the Quissett Harbor Preservation Trust and a member of the board of overseers of the Marine Biological Laboratory.
- Recognized as a Massachusetts leader in Banking & Finance and in Bankruptcy/Restructuring by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers in Business
- Inducted as a 2005 Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy
- Recognized as a leading practitioner of bankruptcy and commercial law in the Legal Media Group's Guide to the World's Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers, 6th Edition
- Selected by peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America every year since 1995 in the area of bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law
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JD, Cornell Law School, 1980Managing Editor, Cornell Law Review
BA, Middlebury College, 1975