Andrew T. Budreika serves as legal counsel and trusted advisor across a broad spectrum of banking, credit, and capital markets transactions on all levels of a company’s capital structure. Andrew advises public companies, private equity sponsors and venture capital firms, portfolio and other privately held companies, and joint ventures on debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, strategic investments, and other corporate and financing transactions. Andrew also regularly counsels clients on secured transactions, securities law, corporate governance, and other general corporate matters.
Andrew currently serves as the leader of the 40-lawyer Morgan Lewis Government Loan Program and Stimulus Task Force, working with this cross-practice team to advise clients and colleagues on all aspects of COVID-19-related federal loan and stimulus programs.
Consistent with Morgan Lewis’s core principles, Andrew is committed to providing exceptional client service and building long-term strategic relationships with clients focused on communication and collaboration. Andrew seeks first to listen and understand a client’s goals and the business context and then to provide insightful, creative, and tailored solutions that enable the client to achieve those goals. Andrew endeavors to bring together Morgan Lewis’s intellectual and global talent and resources to construct elite legal teams that deliver the best overall results and experience to clients.
Andrew has practical experience handling a full spectrum of domestic and cross-border financings, including syndicated revolving and term loan credit facilities; leveraged and investment-grade acquisition financings; direct lending financings; asset-based and cash flow financings; senior, unitranche, mezzanine, and multiple-lien financings; privately placed notes; warehouse facilities and other structured financings; investment grade and high-yield bonds; and CARES Act, Paycheck Protection Program, and other government stimulus program matters.
Andrew also regularly works on private equity transactions; leveraged recapitalizations; management rollovers and equity incentive structures; growth equity, minority, and strategic investments; co-investments; corporate restructurings and reorganizations; and founder liquidity transactions.
Andrew is also passionate about using technology, knowledge management, legal project management, and other innovations in legal practice to provide fast, reliable, and consistent service in a cost-effective and efficient manner.
Debt Financings and Offerings
Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions
Growth Equity and Venture Capital
Recommended, Finance: Commercial lending: advice to lenders, The Legal 500 US (2023)
Best of the Bar, Pro Bono, Philadelphia Business Journal (2021)
Lawyer on the Fast Track, The Legal Intelligencer (2021)
Rising Star Partner, IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate (2022, 2023)
Rising Star – State, IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate (2020, 2021)
Rising Star – State, IFLR1000 United States (2018–2020)
Member, Philadelphia Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG)
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association