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Seyfarth Expands Capital Markets Capabilities in New York With Addition of Alex Gendzier
[April 02, 2024]

Seyfarth Expands Capital Markets Capabilities in New York With Addition of Alex Gendzier

Seyfarth Shaw LLP announced today the strategic enhancement of the firm's corporate department with the arrival in New York of partner Alex Gendzier, a leading capital markets and restructuring attorney. A distinguished and well-known figure in the industry, he brings depth of knowledge and a proven track record of innovative solutions to clients.

"As we continue to expand our corporate practice, including the firm's capital markets group, we are pleased to welcome Alex as one of our newest members," said John Napoli, co-managing partner of Seyfarth's New York office and member of the Firm's Executive Committee. "He is a known quantity in corporate debt and equity capital markets space and he has a stellar reputation as one of the leading securities practitioners in New York. His addition further strengthens our capital mrkets service offering as well as our new Transactional Restructuring & Insolvency team."

Gendzier represents companies, investors, alternative asset managers, private equity firms and family offices across the spectrum of capital markets transactions and investments, whether healthy or distressed. He has extensive experience handling virtually every major type of debt and equity transaction, including high yield debt, direct debt, equity-linked products such as convertible bonds, preferred stock, PIPES, private placements, common stock and deSPACs. He also provides advice regarding SEC, fiduciary duties and corporate compliance programs.

"Alex's expertise in all major types of capital markets transactions, makes him an ideal fit for Seyfarth's corporate department and our New York office," said Steven Meier, Seyfarth's corporate department chair. "Additionally, his experience in restructurings, whether out-of-court or in-court and special situations supplements our growing Restructuring & Insolvency practice. His addition underscores our commitment to strategically growing the practice."

"Seyfarth's domestic and international footprint, combined with its dedication to expanding its corporate practice were big draws to me. I was also attracted to Seyfarth's sense of purpose in serving its clients and team-first culture," said Gendzier. "I am enthusiastic to work with my new colleagues to make us a powerhouse for corporate matters."

Gendzier joins Seyfarth from Arnold & Porter. He received his B.A. from Haverford College, with Phi Beta Kappa, and his J.D. from the New York University School of Law, with the Order of the Coif. Before law school, he worked in investment banking at BT Securities and Bankers Trust Company for seven years, where he was promoted to Vice President and Team Leader at 25. His main philanthropic mission is serving our veterans and their families in the transition to civilian life. Previously, he was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Windward School and Co-Chair of the Annual Campaign at the Dwight School in New York City.

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