Marisa A. Sotomayor is a partner in the Leveraged Finance practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the Firm’s New York office.
Ms. Sotomayor concentrates her practice in debt financings and other corporate finance matters. 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, including leveraged-cash flow and asset-based credits, acquisition financings, syndicated transactions, club and bilateral deals, unitranche loans, cross-border loans, first and second lien loans, refinancings, and dividend recapitalizations. She was recently recognized 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.
Ms. Sotomayor is a member of the Firm’s Diversity Council, former global Chair of the Paul Hastings Women’s Initiative, and the advisor to the New York Women’s PHAN (Paul Hastings Affinity Network). She received her J.D. from the Fordham University School of Law in 2007, her M.P.A. from the State University of New York at Albany in 2004, and her B.A. (summa cum laude and with departmental honors) from the State University of New York at Albany in 2003, where she was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Society. She is admitted to practice in New York.
Paul Hastings’ Securities and Capital Markets Practice Logs Record Year
January 13, 2021
Barclays Leads $1.9 Billion Dividend Recapitalization Financing for KIK Consumer Products and Centerbridge Partners
December 22, 2020
Partner Marisa Sotomayor Named New York Law Journal “Rising Star”
July 01, 2020
Bank of America Leads $1,050,000,000 Term Loan Facility in Connection with Xperi and TiVo “Merger Of Equals”
June 04, 2020
Echostar Provides Financing for Globalstar, Inc.
December 04, 2019
Leveraged Finance and Investigations & White Collar Defense Lawyers Named Law360 Rising Stars
September 09, 2019
Barclays Provides Financing in Conjunction with Mattress Firm’s Chapter 11 Emergence
November 26, 2018
Barclays Provides Financing for Mattress Firm
October 11, 2018
Barclays and JP Morgan Chase Bank Provide Financing Commitment for Seattle Genetics’ Proposed Acquisition of Cascadian Therapeutics
February 01, 2018
Morgan Stanley and MUFG Provide Financing for Compass Power Generation, L.L.C.
December 22, 2017
Bass Pro Shops Secures $4.745 Billion Loan; Finalizes Acquisition of Cabela’s
September 25, 2017
UBS, Other Lead Arrangers Complete Refinancing of $2 Billion Credit Facilities for Gardner Denver
August 18, 2017
Paul Hastings Represents Barclays and Other Lead Arrangers in Financing of GTCR’s Investment in Vivid Seats
June 12, 2017
RBC, Barclays and Other Major Financial Institutions To Provide Financing for Permira's Acquisition of Diversitech
April 20, 2017
Barclays, RBC and Other Major Banks Provide Financing for Merger Forming Nation's Largest Pediatric Home Health Provider
March 17, 2017
Paul Hastings Advises Banks on Financing for Innocor Acquisition
December 19, 2016
BofA Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo Securities LLC and Other Major Banks Provide $5.1 Billion Financing for Bass Pro Shops’ Acquisition of Cabela’s
October 03, 2016
Barclays Provides Committed Financing for Acquisition of Aetna and Humana Assets by Molina Healthcare, Inc.
August 08, 2016
Barclays, Other Financial Institutions Refinance RadNet’s Existing Senior Secured Credit Facilities
July 01, 2016
Barclays and Deutsche Bank Finance MKS Instruments Inc.’s Acquisition of Newport Corporation
May 02, 2016
Wells Fargo Completes Acquisition of GE’s North American Corporate Finance Business
March 01, 2016
Barclays and Deutsche Bank Provide Financing for the Acquisition of Newport Corporation by MKS Instruments Inc.
February 26, 2016
Barclays Provides Financing for Mattress Holding Corp.’s Acquisition of Sleepy’s
February 05, 2016
Banks Finance Centerbridge Partners Acquisition of KIK Custom Products
August 28, 2015
Paul Hastings Advises Barclays Bank PLC in Senior Secured Financing of Press Ganey Holdings, Inc.
August 03, 2015
Recognized by New York Law Journal as a 2020 Rising Star
Marisa Sotomayor was recognized by New York Law Journal as a 2020 Rising Star as one of the region’s most promising lawyers 40 and younger.
July 14, 2020
Recognized as a Law360 Rising Star in Banking
Marisa Sotomayor was recognized by Law360 as a Rising Star in its annual list of lawyers under 40 whose legal accomplishments transcend their age. Marisa was one of only five lawyers recognized in the Banking category.
September 09, 2019
Recognized as a Rising Star by the Women's Bond Club
Marisa Sotomayor was noted as a Rising Star by the Women's Bond Club. The Women's Bond Club is dedicated to advancing women in Finance. This recognition honors the top 50 emerging female leaders making an impact in financial services.
May 08, 2018