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Jim represents borrowers and lenders and other capital providers in the structuring, negotiation, and documentation of a wide array of financing transactions including acquisition financings, syndicated bank loans, direct lending, debt restructurings, and a host of other commercial investment and lending matters on behalf of financial industry clients, private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, and other public and private businesses. His clients span industries including the banking and financial industry, infrastructure, health care, pharmaceuticals, technology, energy, oil and gas, transportation, education, aerospace, industrials and manufacturing, consumer services, leisure, and retail, and utilize his experience throughout the duration of their corporate life cycles, from formation and initial investments through to mergers, acquisitions, and other transformative events.

Concentrations

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Leveraged finance
  • Private capital and special situations
  • Investment grade finance
  • Acquisition finance
  • Banking and credit

Capabilities

Experience

  • Part of a team that represented an affiliate of The Carlyle Group in connection with the acquisition of Involta, LLC, a leading regional U.S. data center and hybrid infrastructure company.
  • Represented Crestview Partners in connection with the acquisition of Emerald EMS, an electronics manufacturing services provider specializing in high-mix, low-volume engineering, design, prototyping, testing, assembly and lifecycle support services for blue-chip original equipment manufacturers across a range of end markets.
  • Represented Primavera Capital Group in various financing transactions for Spring Education Group.°
  • Represented Apax Partners in various financing transactions for Authority Brands.°
  • Represented KSL Capital Partners in the financing for its $1.5 billion acquisition of Intrawest Resorts Holdings.°
  • Represented Best Buy Corporation in its $1.25 billion senior unsecured credit agreement.°
  • Represented Microsoft Corporation in its $5 billion senior unsecured credit agreement.°
  • Represented KKR and Veresen in the financing for their Veresen Midstream Limited Partnership joint venture.°
  • Represented JLL Partners and Koninklijke DSM N.V. in the $1.85 billion financing for their acquisition of Patheon and merger with DSM Pharmaceutical Products.°
  • Represented Genesee & Wyoming in obtaining $2.3 billion of financing for its acquisition of RailAmerica.°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Doyle prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Engineer, Hatch Mott MacDonald, 2002-2005

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Volunteer, Compass Pro Bono, 2019-Present
    • Volunteer, DC Coalition for the Homeless, 2020-Present
    • Volunteer, District Alliance for Safe Housing, 2019-2020
  • Tutor, Northstar Tutoring, 2018-2019
  • Board Member/Secretary, Excel Automotive Institute, 2017-2019

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2008
  • B.S.E., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, magna cum laude, Princeton University, 2002
    • Certificate in Robotics and Intelligent Systems
Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • New York