Otterbourg's Thomas Duignan and John Hanley Honored as Members of the Irish Legal 100

October 31, 2014

NEW YORK, October 31, 2014 – Otterbourg P.C. members John J. Hanley, of the corporate group, and Thomas P. Duignan, of the banking and finance group, have been ranked in the 2014 Irish Legal 100 by the Irish Voice. Awards were presented to the honorees yesterday during a ceremony hosted by Anne Anderson, the Irish ambassador to the United States, at her residence in Washington, DC. 

The Irish Legal 100 is comprised of some of the most accomplished and distinguished lawyers of Irish descent from all across the United States. The honorees were selected based upon peer nominations, law school and bar association monitoring and other legal rankings. Lawyers are chosen from the judiciary, government, law firms, in-house counsel and law schools. 

Mr. Hanley represents hedge funds, investment banks, trading desks, and special purpose vehicles in the purchase and sale of bank loans and other financial claims in the U.S., European, Latin American and Asia Pacific markets. He also represents lenders and arrangers in syndicated loan transactions and underwriters, initial purchasers and placement agents in the offering and sale of debt and equity securities in 144A and Regulation D transactions.  

Mr. Duignan focuses his practice on complex asset-based lending, commercial lending, vendor and equipment financing, and on representing buyers and sellers of financial assets. He has wide-ranging experience with syndicated and single lender transactions, multicurrency transactions, cross border transactions, letters of credit, and intercreditor arrangements. His clients typically include banks, finance companies and hedge funds.

About Otterbourg P.C.

Otterbourg P.C. offers clients a unique combination of legal insight and practical solutions and is known for its integrity, stability and business knowledge.  The firm regularly represents clients in matters of national and international scope, including institutional lenders and creditors such as banks, asset-based lenders, hedge funds and private equity firms.  The firm’s practice includes domestic and cross-border financings, litigation and alternative dispute resolutions, mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions, real estate, restructuring and bankruptcy proceedings, and trusts and estates.