Peter Dopsch is senior counsel in the Financial Transactions Group resident in the firm’s New York office. His practice focuses on banking and asset and infrastructure finance transactions. He assists lenders and borrowers in structuring, negotiating, and documenting complex credit transactions.
Mr. Dopsch has represented banks and other institutional lenders, as well as borrowers, in a wide variety of secured and unsecured financing transactions, including syndicated loans, asset-based lending transactions, structured trade and commodity finance transactions, project and infrastructure finance transactions, equipment leases, commercial paper programs, and standby and trade letters of credit. These have included both domestic and cross-border matters. Mr. Dopsch also has substantial experience in acquisition finance transactions involving both public and private companies. He regularly advises clients on insolvency matters, and has represented lenders and borrowers in complex loan workouts and restructurings and in foreclosure proceedings under the Uniform Commercial Code.
In addition, Mr. Dopsch has represented parties in structured finance transactions, including the sale of receivables and other financial assets. He also has experience in derivative transactions, including both credit and equity derivatives.
Mr. Dopsch is the chair of Morrison & Foerster’s Opinion Committee.
Mr. Dopsch received his J.D. from Boston University School of Law where he was a G. Joseph Tauro Scholar and Articles Editor of the American Journal of Law and Medicine.
Mr. Dopsch is recommended as a leading lawyer by Legal 500 US 2013 and 2014 in the field of Project Finance.
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