Paul Hastings Welcomes Experienced Finance Lawyer Stacy Hopkins Back to the Firm
February 08, 2021
Los Angeles — Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that experienced finance lawyer Stacy Hopkins has rejoined the firm, resident in the firm’s Los Angeles office. She joins from Wells Fargo Commercial Capital (WFCC), where she served as Senior Vice President in the Healthcare Finance group.
“In the face of complex risks and uncertainties in the markets, our clients require business-savvy legal advisors to guide them in their pursuit of growth,” said Jennifer Yount, Chair of the Paul Hastings Finance Practice. “With her deep experience across the commercial finance landscape, Stacy is a valuable addition to our global practice. We are excited to welcome her back to the firm.”
“Paul Hastings is an outstanding firm with tremendous growth over the years, and I am thrilled to be a part of it,” said Ms. Hopkins. “I am excited to rejoin the firm’s leading Finance practice and leverage the experience and insights that I have gained.”
Ms. Hopkins is a results-oriented finance professional with extensive business and legal experience focused on structuring, negotiating and documenting cash flow and asset-based transactions across all life cycles of a loan. At Wells Fargo, she led the negotiation, documentation, and execution of all transactions (asset-based, cash flow and real estate) for the WFCC Healthcare Finance group. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Ms. Hopkins was a partner in Paul Hastings’ Finance practice, advising commercial finance companies, hedge funds and banks on leveraged loans, asset-based financings, debtor-in-possession financings, syndications, and leasing transactions across a variety of sectors.
Paul Hastings’ Finance and Restructuring practice develops innovative ways to create value for clients, helping lenders enter new markets, rethink their businesses, and increase their deal share. With more than 100 finance lawyers advising clients in key markets across Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S., the firm handles a high volume of every type of finance deal. In addition, the global team’s experience serving both traditional lenders and alternative capital providers gives it a unique perspective on emerging trends across a range of industries, including energy, technology, fintech, telecommunications, media, healthcare, life sciences, and professional services.
At Paul Hastings, our purpose is clear — to help our clients and people navigate new paths to growth. With a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S., Paul Hastings is recognized as one of the world’s most innovative global law firms.