Kristen V. Campana represents a wide variety of direct and alternative lenders, particularly those involving private sources of capital, including private debt funds, hedge funds, specialty finance companies, business development companies, private equity investors, and issuers in domestic and cross-border financings across the capital structure in connection with acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, convertible debt, equity investments, letters of credit, and project financings.
Kristen has experience in bankruptcy reorganizations and liquidations, work-outs, and distressed debt purchases and sales, as well as second lien and mezzanine financings, and other subordinated debt financings. She represents debtors, debtor-in-possession lenders, pre-petition lenders, and unsecured creditors' committees, as well as other creditors in bankruptcy proceedings. She also advises clients on energy company and real estate restructurings, and provides general credit review analysis for lenders and potential debt purchasers.
University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1999, J.D.
State University of New York at Binghamton, 1996, B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Awards and Affiliations
Deal of the Year: United Arab Chemical Carriers – United Overseas Group Merger, M&A, IFLR Middle East Awards (2021)
Recommended, Finance: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate, The Legal 500 US (2020)
Recommended, Commercial Lending: Advice to Lenders, The Legal 500 US (2017)
Member, New York City Bar Association, Committee on Commercial Law and Uniform State Laws (2008–2011)
Moot Court, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Member, Journal of International Economic Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School