Marie-Pierre Grondin is a partner at the firm’s Miami office. She is a member of the banking and asset finance practice group. Her practice focuses on aviation and satellite financing, as well as equipment leasing and related transactional work, including structured finance arrangements, private placements of debt and equity, asset-based financing, and leveraged leasing.
Marie-Pierre gained her experience both external and in-house roles advising private companies, publicly-held companies, financiers, private equity funds, aircraft and engine lessors, MROs, and other stakeholders on a variety of transactions.
Prior to joining the firm, Marie-Pierre served as counsel at an international law firm where her practice was primarily advising on a variety of transactions in the aviation, aerospace, real estate, corporate, and finance sectors. Prior to returning to private practice, she was responsible for all the legal aspects of the global operations for a diverse aviation, leasing, and MRO (maintenance repair and overhaul) company and all of its subsidiaries. Additionally, Marie-Pierre focused on transactional work, including: aircraft and engine purchase transactions and financing; engine leasing; parts financing (including sale-leaseback of financed inventories and flight hour contracts); mergers and acquisitions; MRO contracts and liability risk analysis; company credit facilities; general corporate and compliance matters; insurance risk analysis for a variety of business units; processing of OEM and warranty claims; debt collection; international transactional dispute resolution; and enforcement of awards analysis. Marie-Pierre has held positions both in-house for a publicly-traded real estate developer and in private practice, representing clients in real estate finance, commercial and residential real estate development and transactions, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, contracts, risk management, and SOX and ethics compliance.
- ISTAT Member
- American Bar Association, Aircraft Finance Subcommittee, Forum of Air and Space Law