Jason White

Jason White, a partner in the Finance Group, advises banks and other financial institutions on leveraged and investment grade acquisition financings, workouts, divestitures and restructurings. He has significant experience in international, regulated and complex acquisition and divestiture financing transactions.

Selected Experience

  • Represent HSBC Bank USA, National Association as administrative agent on $500 million revolving credit facility for James Hardie in connection with refinancing of certain existing debt
  • Represent Barclays as sole arranger and administrative agent on $4.9 billion bridge financing for Duke Energy’s acquisition of Piedmont Natural Gas
  • Representing Barclays as sole arranger and administrative agent on $2.5 billion of separate senior financing facilities in 2015 for Williams Partners L.P.
  • Representing Barclays as sole arranger and administrative agent on a £550 million “certain funds” NY law-governed senior bridge credit facility for the acquisition by Delphi Automotive PLC and Delphi Corporation of HellermanTyton Group PLC

Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, “Structuring Covenants in Leveraged Loans and High Yield Bonds for Borrowers and Lenders,” Strafford Publications (July 7, 2015)
  • Panelist, “A Drive-by on Two Recent Decisions Affecting Syndicated Lenders,” LSTA Continuing Legal Education Presentation, New York, NY (May 16, 2013)
  • Presenter, “Navigating the Eurozone,” 3rd Annual Distressed Debt and Assets Symposium sponsored by Deloitte & NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate, New York, NY (June 7, 2012)
  • Presenter, “Implications of U.S. Insolvency/Resolution Approaches for Deal Structures, Derivatives and Other Financial Products,” Institute of International Bankers Institute Conference on U.S. Bankruptcy/Resolution Issues and Cross-Border Regulatory and Market Implications for Internationally Active Banks, New York, NY (November 10, 2009)

Selected Publications

  • Co-Author, “US Bank Regulators Publish FAQs and 2014 SNC Review of Leveraged Lending,” S&S Client Publication, November 2014
  • Co-Author, “Motors Liquidation Bankruptcy Court Applies the Brakes to Unauthorized Termination Statements,” 45 U.C.C. Law Journal 211, August 2013
  • Co-Author, “In Fontainebleau Appeal, Eleventh Circuit Confirms That Term Lenders Lack Standing To Enforce Revolving Lenders’ Commitments,” Banking Law Journal 491-495, June 2013
  • Author, “Did an Obscure Remark in a Recent Regulatory Publication Signal a New Interpretation of the Anti-Tying Rules?” Client Alert, April 2013
  • Co-author, “Updated Multi-Agency Guidance on Leveraged Lending Practices,” Client Alert, April 2013
  • Co-author, “Treatment of Bridge Financing Under the Volcker Rule,” Client Alert, January 2012


  • Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, J.D.
  • University of Washington, M.A.
  • Arizona State University, B.A.


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