honors + affiliations
- New York
Kimberly M. Reisler is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice. Ms. Reisler focuses her practice on finance and securities law matters, primarily representing utility companies and underwriters. She advises clients on equity and debt transactions in both publicly registered and private Rule 144A and Regulation S offerings, including related exchange offers. She regularly counsels utility clients in connection with ongoing disclosure needs pursuant to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Ms. Reisler was a partner at a national law firm, where she represented both underwriters and utility companies in issuances of mortgage securities, tax-exempt bonds (relating to pollution control facilities and other conduit issuer arrangements), unsecured debt, hybrid preferred securities, and common and preferred stock. At Morgan Lewis, she continues to represent those clients and provides advice to public utility systems relating to financing, reorganization, and disaggregation. She also represents utility clients in negotiations of credit facilities.
Ms. Reisler received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1992 and her A.B., cum laude, in economics and East Asian studies from Princeton University in 1989.
Ms. Reisler is admitted to practice in New York.
Note: This list includes deals that were not completed at Morgan Lewis.
- Served as counsel to underwriters of US$1.3 billion sale/leaseback debt financing.
- Served as underwriters' counsel to U.S. electric utilities in more than US$8 billion of capital market equity and debt sales.
- Served as counsel to the underwriters for an electric utility holding company's sale of US$4 billion of senior notes.
- Represented utility clients in credit financings of more than US$10 billion.
- Represented electric utilities in corporate restructuring transactions to separate along jurisdictional lines, change organizational form, and redomesticate.
- Represented various electric utilities in sales of more than US$14 billion of secured and unsecured debt, preferred equity instruments, tax-exempt bonds, and secured lease obligation bonds.
- University of Virginia School of Law, 1992, J.D.
- Princeton University, 1989, A.B., Cum Laude