Jesse T. Kirsch is a partner in the Corporate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s New York office.

As a member of the Global Finance Group, Mr. Kirsch’s practice focuses on the representation of leading commercial and investment banks and alternative lenders in large cap and middle-market leveraged finance transactions. His broad-based domestic and international finance experience includes widely syndicated and bilateral credit facilities, acquisition financings, and asset-based facilities. Mr. Kirsch advises clients throughout the deal cycle, from commitment letters to execution, and from refinancings to restructurings. He also has significant experience with secured and unsecured registered offerings and private placements of debt, equity, and convertible securities, representing both underwriters and issuers. Prior to joining Paul Hastings, Mr. Kirsch practiced as a finance associate at two other international law firms.

Mr. Kirsch practices across a variety of industries, including software and technology, energy, gaming, healthcare, and life sciences, with extensive experience negotiating credit and security documentation.


  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 2011
  • University of Florida, B.S., Finance, 2008


  • Represented Sixth Street Partners (formerly known as TPG Sixth Street) in various financings for the acquisition of or working capital for several growth and value technology companies.
  • Represented a private credit fund in financing a portion of the consideration for the $2.5 billion acquisition of a technology company offering artificial intelligence-enabled fleet management solutions.
  • Represented Kayne Anderson and a global investment and advisory firm in financing the acquisition of Buddy’s Home Furnishings, one of the largest independent rent-to-own furniture dealerships in the United States.
  • Represented a senior secured lender in the financing for a technology company offering a SaaS solution for homebuilders, distributors and manufacturers.
  • Represented Elm Park Capital in acquisition and working capital financings for numerous software companies.
  • Represented a private credit fund in the business combination of the onshore drilling businesses of Felderhoff Brothers, JDC and Scandrill, and the related financing.

Practice Areas

Global Finance




New York Bar


New York University School of Law, J.D. 2011
University of Florida, B.S. 2008