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
Secretary, New York City Bar Association – Committee on the Retention and Recruitment of Lawyers
Recipient, Jacob Burns Medal, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law