Jennifer Taylor

Jennifer Taylor is a counsel in O’Melveny & Myers LLP’s San Francisco office and a member of the Corporate Finance and Restructuring Practices. Jennifer represents clients in connection with the financing for leveraged buyouts, secured and unsecured working capital facilities, and other structured financings, including mezzanine loans, high yield, and the financing of debtors in bankruptcy. She regularly negotiates workout transactions and represents clients in Chapter 11 reorganizations. She also represents opportunity and investment funds in connection with distressed acquisitions of businesses and debt.

Jennifer has been recognized as a "Rising Star" in the practice of Bankruptcy/Creditors Rights in a survey conducted by Law & Politics Media, Inc. and published in the Northern California edition of Super Lawyers.
Illustrative Professional Experience

Illustrative Restructuring and Distress Experience

Represented the Ad Hoc Group of Second Lien Lenders (Cerberus and JPMorgan Chase) in the bankruptcy of AMF Bowling
Represented the official committee of unsecured creditors in the Chapter 11 reorganization of a Philadelphia Newspapers
Represented Lennar as the largest unsecured creditor and 16% equity holder in the Chapter 11 of LandSource, a national land developer, focused on horizontal development of master planned communities.
Represented the senior secured lender in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of Movie Gallery and Hollywood Video
Represented Gottschalks, a regional department store chain, as debtor's counsel in its Delaware Chapter 11 case
Represented Oaktree Capital in the distressed acquisition of a historic Southern California hotel
Represented Saga Investments LLC in connection with its Section 363 acquisition of the assets of deCODE genetics, Inc., a global leader in genetics research, in deCODE’s Chapter 11
Represented Printonix, a portfolio company of Vector Capital, in its acquisition of assets from TallyGenicom LP in TallyGenicom’s Chapter 11
Represented Advanced Marketing Services, a major distributor of books to retailers, as debtor counsel in its Chapter 11 case, including Section 363 sales of its two major business divisions
Represented cable Internet company Excite/At Home in its Chapter 11 proceeding and the At Home Liquidating Trust in the winddown of the estate
Represented non-profit mental health clinic Verdugo Mental Health as debtor's counsel in the sale of its assets and seamless transition of its services to another provider
Represented clients in connection with various out-of-court restructurings involving, among others, the hotel and casino, education solutions, publishing, and wire harness industries

Illustrative Corporate Finance Experience

Represented Nektar Therapeutics, a San Francisco-based biopharmaceutical company, in a 144A offering of $125 million of senior secured notes
Represented Healthcare Trust of America, a publicly traded REIT and leading owner of medical office buildings, in loan transactions raising up to $1.3 billion
Represented Deutsche Bank in connection with $300 million refinancing of a senior secured credit facility to Hexcel Corporation
Represented Avenue Capital as lead investor in multiple tranches of debt financing to Nextwave Wireless, a provider of next generation multimedia and wireless broadband technology
Represented Corinthian Colleges, one of the largest post-secondary education companies in North America, in connection with the refinancing of its syndicated credit facility and its strategic acquisition of Heald College
Represented Wells Fargo Bank in connection with the financing of the leveraged acquisition of one of the world’s largest floral marketers
Represented a leading U.S. investment bank in connection with the arrangement of $2.1 billion in senior secured credit facilities for the acquisition of the Washington Group by URS Corporation, including a multiple-tranche term loan facility and a revolving loan facility
Represented Francisco Partners, L.P. in connection with various credit facilities for its portfolio companies
Represented RSI Corporation in connection with its $350 million senior secured credit facility.
Represented Planet Financial Group, LLC in connection with two fully secured credit facilities of $140 million and the acquisition of existing scratch and dent residential mortgages

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Corporate Finance, 2) Restructuring and 3) Distressed Mergers and Acquisitions
Law School UC Hastings College of the Law, J.D.
Education Stanford University, B.A.
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm O Melveny & Myers LLP
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