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.
Proposed Treasury Regulations Permit Foreign Subsidiary Credit Support for U.S. Multinational Financings
After the U.S. Presidential and Congressional Elections, What's Next for Financial Services Regulation?
Federal Reserve Board Proposes New Single-Counterparty Credit Exposure Limits for Large Banking Organizations
The Volcker Rule: What It Is And Its Impact On Business, The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, Vol. 22, No. 2
Federal Reserve Approves First Chinese Acquisition of a U.S. Bank and Provides Roadmap for International Acquisitions
- February 2010
Anticipating, Minimizing, and Resolving Intercreditor Conflicts of Interest
- November 2009
Middle-Market Automotive Industry Suppliers: Opportunities for Lenders & Investors
- October 6-8, 2009
Chrysler Restructuring Roadshow
- April 2009
An Update on Monoline Insurance, National Association Health & Educational Facilities Finance Authorities
- January 2009
Funding the Process: Trends in DIP Financing, Turnaround Management Association/The Deal, Distressed Investing Conference,
- February 2008
Cross-Border Loans and Recovery: Strategies for Protecting Your Interests in a Global Marketplace, American Conference Institute
- January 2008
DIP Financing Update, Detroit Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association
- Cleveland State University (J.D. magna cum laude 1996; Law Review); University of Hartford (B.A. in Politics and Government cum laude 1992)
- New York, Ohio, and U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
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