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Allen & Overy LLP
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New York
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United States

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  Michael Chernick


New York

Michael is a New York-based partner in Allen & Overy’s Global Banking Practice and is Co-Head of the U.S. Leveraged Finance Group. Michael has over 25 years of experience in the U.S. leveraged finance market, representing leading investment and commercial banks, alternative capital providers and other financial institutions in bank financing and debt capital markets transactions. He has extensive experience in public and private leveraged and investment grade acquisition finance (including bridge financings), refinancings and recapitalizations, second-lien and asset-based lending. Michael also advises on securities, capital markets, bank finance, and corporate transactions representing corporations and financial institutions in bank financings, public and private offerings and high-yield debt offerings. 

Michael is recognized in various industry directories and publications. “Michael Chernick is always available, very practical, pragmatic. He’s our go-to partner at Allen & Overy,” reports a client, Chambers USA. 

Professional qualifications

Admitted: Bar of the State of New York

Academic qualifications

Cornell Law School, J.D., 1990

Emory University, B.A., 1987

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