Marisa A. Sotomayor is a partner in the Banking and Institutional Finance and Private Credit and Special Situations practices and is based in the Firm’s New York office. Marisa concentrates her practice in debt financings and other corporate finance matters. Marisa’s clients say “she’s super smart and easy to work with – she’s great” and “Marisa is fantastic – she is technically excellent and also very client focused” (Chambers USA, 2023). She regularly represents banks, alternative lenders and private credit providers, non-traditional lenders and private equity sponsors, and corporate borrowers in a wide range of large-cap and middle-market transactions, both sponsored and non-sponsored / public, including leveraged cash flow and asset-based credits, acquisition financings, syndicated transactions, club and bilateral deals, unitranche loans, cross-border loans, recurring revenue loans, first and second lien loans, refinancings, and dividend recapitalizations. Marisa has significant experience in restructurings, intercreditor matters, and syndicated project financings.
Marisa was named a top lawyer for Banking & Finance in Chambers USA. In its most recent guide, Chambers stated Marisa excels in handling debt financings and syndicated transactions. In addition to being ranked by Chambers USA and Chambers Global, Marisa has been recognized as a recommended lawyer by Legal500, and by New York Law Journal as a 2020 Rising Star as one of the region’s most promising lawyers 40 and younger, as well as Law360 as a Rising Star in its annual list of lawyers under 40 whose legal accomplishments transcend their age. Additionally, Marisa was awarded the 2021 Emerging Leaders Award by the M&A Advisor.