Anna E. Dodson

Anna Dodson structures and negotiates debt finance transactions. She is a partner in Goodwin Procter’s Financial Institutions Group and a member of its Debt Finance and Financial Restructuring Practices.

Ms. Dodson advises lenders and borrowers in debt financings up and down the capital structure and in a variety of transactions, including recapitalizations, leveraged buyouts and restructurings. She also advises credit, debt and opportunity funds and other non-bank lenders in structuring and executing their leverage and liquidity strategies, including bank lines, notes offerings, warehouse facilities and securitizations. Ms. Dodson has significant workout experience, including advising banks and non-bank finance companies in out-of-court restructurings. She advises distressed and special situation lenders, as well as sellers of and investors in distressed financial assets.

Ms. Dodson serves on Goodwin’s Opinion and Attorney Review Committees and has served on its Boston Hiring Committee. She is the founder of the firm’s Neighborhood Business Initiative, a firm project that provides pro bono legal services to low income businesses in Boston and New York. She has been honored for her pro bono and civic work, including receiving the John Adams and John Quincy Adams Pro Bono Publico Award by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.

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Areas of Practice 1) Debt Finance, 2) Securitization & Derivatives, 3) REITs, 4) Capital Markets, 5) Private Equity, 6) Financial Restructuring, 7) M&A/Corporate Governance, 8) Private Investment Funds and 9) Hedge Funds
Law School Duke University School of Law (J.D. 1997)
Education Wellesley College (B.A., 1989)
Bar Member / Association Massachusetts,New York
Most recent firm Goodwin Procter LLP
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