No matter the financing type or the geographic region, I work closely with my clients to achieve solutions that drive their strategic goals forward.

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Jay focuses on financing transactions. He has a diverse practice advising both borrowers and lenders.

His experience on the borrower side includes representing asset managers, direct lenders, manufacturers, builders, funds, and other financial institutions. On the lender side, Jay has advised on acquisition and leveraged finance, project finance, asset finance, syndicated credits, real estate finance, and workouts for commercial and investment banks, insurance companies, funds, and other direct lenders.

Jay’s practice includes cross-border financings and other transactions involving Europe, Asia, and Latin America.

He also advises commercial banks, agencies, operators, and investors in offshore oil and gas transactions, principally in the Americas. In this regard, he acts on matters involving acquisitions, refinancings, construction, workouts, transportation, and credit enhancement transactions, as well as debt capital markets transactions (project bonds) and combined bank/bond transactions.

In addition, Jay has significant experience in U.S. and cross-border leasing transactions, U.S. and international capital markets transactions, and derivatives transactions, including credit-default swap-related financing transactions.

Jay received his B.S. from Michigan State University, graduating as a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and received his J.D., cum laude, from Northwestern University.

Prior to joining Morrison & Foerster, Jay was a partner at another large international law firm.

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