Paul Hastings Adds Strength to Private Equity Practice

Nov 1 2010 | 10:27am ET

Louis Hernandez, formerly of Kirkland & Ellis, has become a partner in the private equity practice of law firm Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker.
Hernandez, who specializes in representing private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in debt-financing transactions, has advised on a broad range of transactions, including leveraged buyouts and acquisitions, mezzanine and corporate financings, and in-court and out-of-court restructuring of credit facilities. He has acted on strategic private equity transactions in numerous sectors, including healthcare, manufacturing, and IT. He will be based out of the firm's Chicago offices.
Hernandez is the 12th addition to the firm’s private equity practice in three months. He has a CPA certificate, a law degree from Stanford Law School and a B.S. in accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Paul Hastings added 16 lawyers to the firm’s Chicago office corporate department between June and July, significantly expanding the firm’s p.e. and M&A practices.

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