Leigh Dannhauser


Leigh Dannhauser
Leigh Dannhauser is an associate in Weil's Capital Markets practice and is based in New York. Leigh participates in advising issuers, underwriters and private equity sponsors in connection with public and private offerings of securities and other capital markets transactions. She has been involved in investment grade and high-yield debt offerings as well as primary and secondary equity offerings.

Leigh has been part of the teams advising:

  • AltC Acquisition Corp., a SPAC sponsored by AltC Sponsor LLC (an affiliate of M. Klein and Company, LLC), in its $875 million de-SPAC merger with Oklo Inc.
  • Citi, Truist, Wells Fargo and another financial institution, as representatives of the underwriters, in a $2.1 billion offering of senior notes by The Williams Companies, Inc.
  • Diversified Healthcare Trust in a $941 million offering of zero coupon senior secured notes due 2026
  • Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo and two major financial institutions, as representatives of the underwriters, in a $2 billion offering of 5.500% senior notes due 2027, 5.700% senior notes due 2034 and 5.950% senior notes due 2054 by Owens Corning.
  • Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo, as dealer managers, in Owens Corning’s tender offer and related consent solicitation in connection with its acquisition of Masonite International Corporation and offer to purchase of $500 million of Masonite’s 5.375% senior notes due 2028.
  • Morgan Stanley & Co. and Wells Fargo, as dealer managers, in an approximately $375 million consent solicitation and exchange offer of Masonite International Corporation’s 3.50% senior notes due 2030 for new 3.50% senior notes due 2030 of Owens Corning.
  • Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, as administrative agent, in a senior unsecured delayed draw term loan facility for Owens Corning to finance acquisition of Masonite International Corp.
  • Office Properties Income Trust in its $300 million 144A/Reg S offering of 9.000% senior secured notes due 2029
  • The initial purchasers in a $450 million senior secured 144A/Reg S senior secured notes offering by OUTFRONT Media, Inc.

Leigh received her J.D. from University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, where she was Chief Articles Editor of UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs. She also received her M.S. from the University of Virginia and her B.A. from Washington and Lee University.