Kristen is a senior associate in the banking and corporate finance practice groups, and represents lenders and borrowers in a variety of commercial finance transactions, involving real estate, construction financing, acquisition financing, and asset-based lending. She has led and closed numerous commercial finance transactions involving various structures, including multi-currency facilities, single and multi-bank transactions, and syndicated loan transactions.
In addition, she also represents startup and early-stage companies with respect to their financing needs, including venture finance matters such as convertible debt financing and other venture capital financing.
Represented borrowers with locations in the U.S. and Canada (including Quebec) as lead attorney in connection with a multi-currency, syndicated $210 million secured revolving credit facility, featuring U.S. and Canadian borrowing bases, swing line and letter of credit sublimits.
Represented lead lender in multi-bank acquisition financing transaction, with facilities to U.S. and Canadian borrowers, including a swing line and letter of credit sublimits, in the total amount of $66 million.
Represented lead lender in a multi-bank acquisition financing transaction, involving senior and subordinated positions, in the amount of $55 million.
Represented company in $15 million equity financing, involving Fortune 100 investors.
Honors & Recognitions
Michigan Super Lawyers®, Rising Star, 2018
Association for Corporate Growth
Oakland County Bar Association
Risk Management Association
Northwestern University, Alumni Association
University of Michigan, Alumni Association
News & Publications
- September 10, 2018
- November 11, 2015
- November 14, 2012
- Startup Blog Post, January 30, 2017
- Startup Blog Post, October 6, 2015
- Real Estate Blog Post, August 20, 2014
Northwestern University School of Law
University of Michigan College of Engineering
Ann Arbor, Michigan
- All Michigan state courts