NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP today announced that Monica L. Holland will join the firm in New York as a partner in its Credit Group. The addition of Ms. Holland, who is highly experienced in corporate and leveraged finance, further strengthens Davis Polk’s distinguished banking and finance practice, widely recognized as among the best in the nation.
Ms. Holland joins Davis Polk from the New York office of Shearman & Sterling, where she was a partner in the Finance Group. She has extensive experience representing many major financial institutions and corporate borrowers in connection with a range of corporate finance transactions, including domestic and cross-border acquisition and leveraged buyout financings, first- and second-lien financings, workouts and debt restructurings.
Ms. Holland earned her J.D. from Columbia Law School and her A.B. from Princeton University.
“We are very fortunate to have attracted Monica to our credit practice, already recognized as one of the nation's top-tier banking teams. Her skill and experience increase the resources available to our clients who seek premier credit transaction advice. Our leveraged finance practice has gone from strength to strength in recent years and with a strong organic pipeline for the future, we will continue to invest in this practice,” said Thomas J. Reid, Davis Polk’s Managing Partner.
Monica Holland said, “Having worked with Davis Polk lawyers for many years I am now thrilled to be among them, sharing their emphasis on excellence in both quality of advice and responsiveness to clients.”
The lawyers in Davis Polk’s Credit Group represent financial institutions and borrowers across a broad spectrum of corporate finance transactions, including leveraged and investment-grade acquisition finance, project finance, structured finance, bankruptcy, insolvency and restructuring and other bank financings.
Perennially ranked in the top tier of finance firms by Chambers USA in recognition of its commercial awareness and client service, “Davis Polk is renowned as a leading, high-quality banking and finance group…that is equally accomplished at representing corporate borrowers and institutional lenders and shows impressive breadth, offering expertise across an extensive catalogue of financial transactions.”
About Davis Polk.
Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP is a global law firm with 10 offices across the world's key financial centers. For over 160 years, its lawyers have advised industry-leading companies and global financial institutions on their most challenging legal and business matters. Davis Polk ranks among the world’s preeminent law firms across the entire range of its practice, which spans such areas as capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, credit, litigation, private equity, tax, financial regulation, investment management, insolvency and restructuring, executive compensation, intellectual property, real estate, and trusts and estates. Davis Polk (including its associated entities) has nearly 800 lawyers in offices in New York, Menlo Park, CA, Washington DC, São Paulo, London, Paris, Madrid, Hong Kong, Beijing and Tokyo. For more information, please visit: http://www.davispolk.com.