K&L Gates Expands Banking and Asset Finance Practice with Dallas Partner Addition
With more than 25 years of energy and banking experience, Cuda counsels clients on domestic and international energy and oil and gas financing transactions, including upstream through downstream operations, wind and solar projects, and related financial derivatives. His practice also involves private equity investment and specialty lending transactions across multiple industries as well as various types of multi-tier, multi-currency, and cross-border syndicated lending transactions in energy, media, and telecommunications, among other industries. Additionally, Cuda advises on structuring credit facilities that involve public and private debt, multiple debt layers, multi-traunched loans, loan work-outs, and debt restructuring, including through bankruptcy proceedings.
“Michael’s recruitment is a strategic hire for the firm as we increase our investment in the Dallas legal market,” said John E. Garda, Administrative Partner of K&L Gates’ Dallas office. “His experience in banking, finance, energy, and restructurings will provide for significant collaboration across several of our core practice areas. We are excited to combine Michael’s experience and client base with K&L Gates’ global platform.”
K&L Gates’ banking and asset finance practice includes lawyers from offices on five continents and represents financial institutions, lenders, borrowers, servicers, trustees, and other participants in a broad range of financing transactions, including corporate, acquisition, asset-based, project, real estate, transportation, and Islamic finance.
K&L Gates comprises approximately 2,000 lawyers globally who practice in fully integrated offices located on five continents. The firm represents leading multinational corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals.