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James Doyle represents borrowers and lenders in structuring, negotiating, and documenting a wide array of financing transactions including acquisition financings, syndicated bank loans, direct lending, debt restructurings, and a variety of commercial lending matters. His clients span industries including health care, pharmaceuticals, technology, energy, oil and gas, infrastructure, transportation, education, aerospace, industrials and manufacturing, consumer services, leisure, and retail.


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



  • 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


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