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Counsel - Katie P. Kasinskas

Katie P. Kasinskas

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Katie Kasinskas is a commercial finance attorney whose practice includes lending transactions, loan restructurings and the purchase and sale of existing loans. She represents national banks, regional banks, insurance companies, private lenders and corporate borrowers in a range of secured and unsecured commercial financing transactions, including:

  • Senior credit facilities (including single bank, syndicated and participated loans);
  • Revolving loans, term loans and letter of credit facilities;
  • Asset-based lending;
  • Financings secured by real estate;
  • Acquisition and project financings;
  • Mezzanine financing;
  • Intercreditor and subordination agreements;
  • Modifications, workouts and forbearances;
  • Out-of-court asset realizations.

Katie advises clients on the structuring, negotiation and closing of these transactions and must often navigate through and resolve complex issues that arise during the due diligence, documentation and perfection process. For more than 10 years, she has represented lenders and borrowers in financings across numerous industries and markets, including manufacturing, retail, real estate, health care, clean energy and fine art.

Katie also advises lenders and borrowers in loan workouts, and guides clients through post-default restructuring of distressed debt and the exercise of out-of-court remedies. In doing so, she drafts and negotiates modifications, forbearance agreements and secured party sale agreements for the disposition of assets under the Uniform Commercial Code.

In addition, Katie represents sellers and purchasers in the sale and acquisition of existing loans. Katie has represented clients in loan sales that range from a single loan to large portfolios of Home Equity Lines of Credit (HELOCs) or commercial loans secured by personal property and real estate.

Distinctions

  • Listed as a Connecticut Super Lawyer Rising Star®: Banking (2016-2018)
  • 40 Under 40, Fairfield County Business Journal (2018)
  • Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal
  • Recipient of the IPLJ Legal Research Award (2008)
  • Legal Writing Teaching Assistant (2008-2009)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Fairfield County Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Mill River Park Collaborative: Board of Directors

Multi-Million Dollar Credit Facility

Represented a large regional bank in a multi-million dollar credit facility consisting of a revolving line of credit, capex line of credit, and term loan secured by multiple commercial properties and all business assets of a distributor of industrial and medical gases.

Debt Restructuring and Workouts

Represented a large regional bank in a debt restructuring and workout including a secured party sale under Article 9 to a national chain of drug stores.

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Practice Areas

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2009
  • George Washington University, B.A., 2004, magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • New York
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