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Brett P. Barragate

Practice Leader Banking, Finance & Securities


(T) +1.212.326.3446
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  • Cleveland State University (J.D. magna cum laude 1996; Law Review); University of Hartford (B.A. in Politics and Government cum laude 1992)

Bar Admissions

  • New York, Ohio, and U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio

Brett Barragate is a co-leader of Jones Day's Banking, Finance & Securities Practice. He represents lenders and borrowers in all aspects of transactional and commercial financing-related matters, including in connection with senior and subordinated debt facilities, the purchase and sale of financial assets, and restructuring and bankruptcy matters related to financial assets.

Brett's financial institution clients include Jefferies, JPMorgan Chase, KeyBank, and Wells Fargo. He also represents a number of private equity firms, hedge funds, and corporations in financing-related matters, including Cliffs Natural Resources, HD Supply, NACCO Industries and its affiliated entities, Sherwin-Williams, Timken Steel, and WL Ross & Co. and its portfolio companies.

Brett is a frequent speaker in the area of banking and finance; his most recent presentations are related to such topics as DIP financings, intercreditor agreements, and other financing matters.

Honors & Distinctions

  • Chambers USA — recommended for banking & finance nationwide (2011-2018) and Ohio (2007-2018)

    Chambers Global (2012-2018) — banking & finance

    The Legal 500 US (2013-2018) — finance: bank lending and commercial lending

    Best Lawyers in America (2007-2018)

    Ohio Super Lawyers (2009-2018)

    New York City's Best Lawyers (2016-2018) — banking and finance law
Brett Barragate