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11.19.2009

Stephens Joins Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Practice Group

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Stephanie Stephens has joined Lane Powell as Counsel to the Firm in the Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Practice Group.

Prior to joining Lane Powell, Stephens worked as an attorney with Winston & Strawn, LLP, where she focused her practice on structuring, negotiating, and documenting secured and unsecured credit facilities. She represents banks, finance companies and other lenders in negotiating, documenting, and closing secured and unsecured debt financing transactions, including revolving credit, term credit, senior, subordinate, mezzanine, asset-based and cash-flow multi-tranche loans.

Her experience also includes leveraged loan and asset-based syndicated credit facilities, acquisition financing, note purchase transactions, loan participations, credit and facility reviews, asset and stock acquisition financing, real estate lending and other working capital credit facilities. Recently, Stephens has focused on the representation of agents and lenders in connection with distressed credit facilities, including those involving default and forbearance situations and liquidations of collateral.

Stephens earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Arkansas School of Law, and a B.A., magna cum laude, from Humboldt State University.