Lauren Schwartz is an associate in the Finance and Restructuring practices and is based in the firm's Los Angeles office. Her practice focuses on commercial and corporate finance transactions, asset-based lending, subordinated debt financings, and other lending transactions. Ms. Schwartz regularly represents lenders in complex restructuring and insolvency matters involving both domestic and international jurisdictions. This work has included debtor-in-possession financing, out-of-court restructurings and foreclosures.
Ms. Schwartz received her law degree from Duke University School of Law, where she served as Symposium Editor of the Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law. She graduated cum laude from UCLA with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Communication Studies. Ms. Schwartz is admitted to practice in California.
Wells Fargo, as agent for the pre-petition ABL lenders, DIP lenders, and exit financing ABL lenders, in the chapter 11 restructuring of Bumble Bee Foods.
White Oak Global Advisors, in the restructuring of $230,000,000 of loans to Epic Companies and White Oak's subsequent 363 purchase and sale of the company's assets.