Jennifer Hagle, a partner in Sidley’s Los Angeles office, is a transactional bankruptcy lawyer with over 25 years of experience representing clients in bankruptcy and out-of-court restructurings. Jennifer is regularly recognised for her knowledge as a bankruptcy and restructuring lawyer and, in particular, her ability to develop creative exit strategies, drive consensus and achieve better-than-expected results efficiently and effectively. Jennifer’s practice principally focuses on representing holders of senior secured, mezzanine and subordinated debt in both public and private middle-market and large-cap deals. Jennifer’s clients include banks, hedge funds and other financial institutions in a wide range of industries, including aviation, media, clean energy (ethanol and biofuels), technology, internet gaming, retail and restaurants, technology, healthcare, hospitality, real estate and for-profit higher education. Recent significant client representations include: Credit Suisse, as administrative agent to the first lien lenders, in connection with the successful out-of-court restructuring of a $240 million senior secured facility and $140 million junior lien facility issued to Edmentum, Inc, a leading provider of online learning solutions; Bank of America, NA, as administrative agent for a $145 million senior secured facility issued to Corinthian Colleges, Inc, including in connection with the chapter 11 cases filed by Corinthian Colleges in Delaware; and Credit Suisse, as administrative agent for a cross-collateralised senior and junior facility issued to Family Christian, LLC, including in connection with the chapter 11 case filed by Family Christian in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
In 2014, Jennifer was named to the American College of Bankruptcy as a fellow for the class of 2015.
WWL says: Jennifer Hagle's "ability to command a room, capture the ear of her counterparts, and negotiate a deal are what truly sets her apart
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