Michael M. Mezzacappa is the co-head of The Private Credit Group and a member of the Corporate Department. His practice focuses on representing agents, lenders and borrowers in a variety of complex financings and credit arrangements, including acquisition financings (sponsor-led and strategic acquisitions and "going private" transactions, to name a few), dividend recapitalization financings, asset based loans, cash flow loans, special situations loans, DIP loans, bridge financings and cross-border and multi-currency loans. He has extensive experience representing agents and lenders in multi-tiered financing facilities, second-lien and unitranche loan facilities (including "B" loans and other "last out" structures), mezzanine and subordinated debt facilities, distressed debt facilities and intercreditor and subordination agreements. Michael also advises on distressed investing, debt restructuring and workouts.
Michael is a member of the American Bar Association's Business Law Section, the New York City Bar Association, the Commercial Finance Association and the Turnaround Management Association. Michael obtained his B.S., with honors, from City University of New York in 1993, and his J.D., magna cum laude, from New York Law School in 1998, where he served on the New York Law School Review.