Jason Kanner is a member of the Firm’s Debt Finance Group. He represents top-tier private equity funds, and corporate borrowers in connection with complex secured and unsecured financing transactions for U.S. and non-U.S. transactions, including major leveraged buy-outs, bank/bridge commitments, first and second lien financings, mezzanine financings, subordinated loans and ABL facilities. He also has extensive experience representing debtors in restructurings. Transactions range in size from tens of millions to in excess of twenty five billion dollars.
Jason was highlighted as a leading finance lawyer by Chambers Global in 2019–2021 and Chambers USA in 2018–2021, where clients recognized him as “extremely knowledgeable" and state, "He provides an impressive quality of advice.” He was also recommended in the 2012–2016 and 2020–2021 editions of The Legal 500 U.S., cited for his “strong market knowledge,” and in IFLR1000 from 2019–2021 as a “Notable Practitioner” for his work in Banking.
Guest Lecturer, Vanderbilt University Law School, “Realities of Commercial Lending” short course, Spring 2008 and 2009.
Moderator, Harvard Business School, 14th Annual Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference, “Capital Markets and Credit Products”
Speaker, The 12th Annual Goldsheets Corporate Finance Conference, “Navigating a storied second quarter! One underwriter and borrower’s success story.”
Admissions & Qualifications
- 1998New York
- American University Washington College of LawJ.D.cum laude1997Associate Editor, The American University Law Review
- American UniversityB.A.1994