Banking & Finance

Weil’s Banking & Finance practice provides “one-stop shopping” on highly complex financings, offering true international deal execution and local law advice in many of the world’s key financial centers, including New York, London, Paris and Frankfurt.

Notable Representations, Key Contacts

Weil is one of a very select group of firms that have both highly-rated borrower/sponsor and lender/arranger practices. We regularly represent corporate borrowers, private equity sponsors, and financial institutions in connection with:
  • Leveraged acquisition and recapitalization transactions
  • Investment grade lending and acquisition finance
  • Syndicated lending
  • Cash flow lending
  • Asset-based lending
  • Loan restructurings
  • Debtor-in-possession financings
  • Exit financings

We work in tandem with lawyers from our global M&A and Private Equity practices to advise clients on all facets of acquisition and other event-driven financings. We also work closely with our preeminent bankruptcy & restructuring practice on debt restructurings and debtor-in-possession and exit financings, as well as to analyze insolvency and collateral risks on new money transactions.

Private Equity Finance

Weil's dedicated Private Equity Finance team works seamlessly across borders, as well as in conjunction with our Private Equity execution team, to provide complete coverage for leveraged private equity transactions.

Institutional Finance

Weil’s Institutional Finance lawyers regularly advise leading global financial institutions as arrangers and underwriters on their most significant investment grade and leveraged financings.

Leveraged Finance

Weil's leveraged finance team routinely represents lenders, underwriters, issuers and borrowers on their most sophisticated, complex leveraged loans and high yield bond offerings.

Investment Grade Finance

Our investment grade finance practice works in close collaboration with lawyers from the Firm’s global M&A practice to provide seamlessly integrated service backed by deep market knowledge.

In particular, we frequently utilize the combined strength of our New York and London platforms to advise corporate borrowers and financial institutions on cross-border transactions.

Key Contacts

Daniel S. Dokos

Daniel S. Dokos


New York

Andrew J. Colao

Andrew J. Colao


New York

Courtney Marcus

Courtney S. Marcus



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Shortlisted for Banking “Team of the Year”

IFLR1000 United States Awards 2022

Named a “Leading” Firm for Banking & Finance

Chambers USA 2023; Chambers Global 2023; Chambers UK 2022; Chambers Europe 2022; Legal 500 US 2022; IFLR1000 2022

Overall they are a very strong team and are exceptional in terms of market trends and creative thinking.”

Chambers USA 2021

They are on the short list of the most reliable, professional and knowledgeable counsel.”

Chambers Global 2021

They provide a great balance between business savvy and legal advice.”

Chambers USA 2021

Weil is very plugged into the market and latest developments and has a very strong team.”

Chambers UK 2022

Responsive and agile – the team is able to digest and provide guidance and advice on complex structures and security issues efficiently and in a way that can be understood by the client.”

Legal 500 US 2021

Named Banking “Practice Group of the Year”

Law360 2018

Ranked Tier 1 Nationwide for Banking and Finance Law

U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2022*

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