Janet Vance

anet Vance is a partner in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. Ms. Vance serves on the Compensation Committee and the Finance Committee of Gibson Dunn and is a member of the Global Finance and Private Equity Practice Groups. Her experience includes representation of both borrowers and lenders with respect to secured and unsecured lending transactions, loan syndications, fund financings, senior and subordinated debt financings, first lien/second lien deals, mezzanine loans and other banking and credit matters.

Ms. Vance’s clients represent a cross-section of industries, including aerospace, defense, energy, technology, telecommunications, manufacturing, metals and retail. Ms. Vance is consistently ranked as one of the elite Banking and Finance lawyers in New York by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business and The International Who’s Who of Banking Lawyers. In Chambers, Ms. Vance is praised for “her experience, nuanced approach and technical excellence,” noted as “exceptional in having the business acumen to match her legal competence. Truly outstanding.” and “When you get to a roadblock, Janet can pause and come back with something creative that no one has thought of and blast through the logjam,” “She has the rare component where she cares about our company and wants us to do well.”

Ms. Vance received her Juris Doctor from the Columbia University School of Law in 1987, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. Ms. Vance was a judicial clerk to the Honorable Richard Gadbois, Jr. in federal district court in Los Angeles, California, from 1987–1988. Ms. Vance received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Psychology with honors from the University of Pennsylvania in 1984.

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Areas of Practice 1) Global Finance, 2) Fashion, 3) Retail and Consumer Products, 4) Financial Institutions, 5) Mergers and Acquisitions and 6) Private Equity
Law School Columbia Law School, J.D., 1987
Education University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1984
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
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