Jon English represents private debt funds, business development companies, and other institutional investors in domestic and cross-border ﬁnancings. Jon advises lenders in various transaction types including unitranches, ﬁrst lien/second lien transactions, mezzanine investments, and debtor-in-possession ﬁnancings. He specializes in transactions in a diverse range of industries including software, healthcare, and energy, and involve new money originations, out-of-court restructurings, and bankruptcies.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Jon was an associate at an international law ﬁrm in its direct lending/private credit practice group and was a secondee at a large global asset manager with hundreds of billions of dollars of assets under management, providing legal support to its debt investment professionals across multiple strategies and funds.
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2013, J.D., cum laude; Associate Editor, Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal
University of California, Los Angeles, 2006, B.A., Political Science
Awards and Affiliations
Ones to Watch, Corporate Law, New York, The Best Lawyers in America (2024)
Secretary, New York City Bar Association – Committee on the Retention and Recruitment of Lawyers
Recipient, Jacob Burns Medal, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law