Joerg H. Esdorn

Joerg H. Esdorn is a partner in Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher’s New York office and a Co-Chair of Gibson Dunn’s Global Finance Group. He focuses on the representation of providers of capital and issuers/borrowers in leveraged finance transactions, convertible debt offerings and restructurings. His experience includes leveraged loans, high yield notes, mezzanine debt, convertible debt as well as exchange offers and consent solicitations, DIP loans and exit financings. He has extensive experience with financings in the TMT, healthcare, industrial, energy and other sectors.

Mr. Esdorn is consistently ranked among the top Banking & Finance lawyers in New York by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The US Legal 500, International Financial Law Review, and Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Mr. Esdorn received the equivalent of a master’s degree in process engineering from the Technical University of Munich, Germany, in 1981 and his J.D. from The University of Chicago Law School in 1985.

Mr. Esdorn is a member of the Trust Indentures Committee of the American Bar Association. He is fluent in German.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Global Finance, 2) Business Restructuring and Reorganization, 3) Capital Markets, 4) Fashion, 5) Retail and Consumer Products and 6) Life Sciences
Law School Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 1985
Education Universitat Hannover, West Germany, Diplom Engineer, 1981
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
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