Erin BuergerGordon

Associate

Chicago + 1.312.269.4180

Erin Buerger Gordon practices corporate law, with a focus on capital markets, corporate governance, and federal securities law. Her practice includes representing public and private companies in a variety of transactions, including public and private debt offerings, investment-grade and high yield debt offerings, tender offers, exchange offers, social impact bonds, and mergers and acquisitions. She also advises clients on SEC periodic reporting and disclosure requirements, stock exchange rules and regulations, and general corporate matters.

Some of the companies Erin has recently worked with include Macy's, Marathon Petroleum, MPLX, Nutrien, and Sherwin-Williams.

Erin also maintains an active pro bono practice representing individuals seeking asylum in the United States. While in law school, Erin volunteered with the Protective Order Project, an organization that provides pro bono legal assistance to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Prior to attending law school, she worked for a multinational oil and gas company in Houston, Texas, where she served in various logistics and operations roles.

Erin is a member of the State Bar of Michigan and the Illinois State Bar Association.

Experience

  • Macy’s completes $1.3 billion Senior Secured Notes offering and $3.15 billion credit facilityJones Day advised Macy's Inc., one of the nation's premier retailers, in connection with the issuance of $1.3 billion in aggregate principal amount of 8.375% Senior Secured Notes due 2025 in a Rule 144A and Regulation S offering and a $3.15 billion asset-based credit facility with Bank of America, N.A., as administrative agent.
  • Nutrien completes $1.5 billion public offering of Senior NotesJones Day represented Nutrien Ltd., the world's largest provider of crop inputs and services, in connection with a public offering of $1.5 billion of Senior Notes, consisting of (i) $500 million aggregate principal amount of 1.900% Senior Notes due 2023, (ii) $500 million aggregate principal amount of 2.950% Senior Notes due 2030, and (iii) $500 million aggregate principal amount of 3.950% Senior Notes due 2050.
  • Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company completes $300 million public offering of Senior NotesJones Day represented Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company, a regulated utility that generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electric energy in Oklahoma and western Arkansas, in connection with a public offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of 3.250% Senior Notes due 2023.
  • Macy’s subsidiary completes tender offer for up to $525 million of outstanding debt securitiesJones Day represented Macy's Inc., one of the nation's premier retailers, in connection with the tender offer by Macy’s Retail Holdings, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Macy’s, Inc., to purchase for cash up to $525 million of outstanding debt securities.
  • Amsted completes $400 million notes offering and debt refinancingJones Day represented Amsted Industries Incorporated, a diversified global manufacturer of industrial components, in connection with a Rule 144A offering of $400 million aggregate principal amount of 4.625% Senior Notes due 2030.
  • MPLX completes $3.25 billion of exchange offers and consent solicitations of ANDX NotesJones Day advised MPLX LP ("MPLX") in connection with its offers to exchange up to $3.25 billion aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes issued by Andeavor Logistics LP ("ANDX") and Tesoro Logistics Finance Corp. ("Finance Corp.") for an equal aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes issued by MPLX.
  • MPLX completes $2.0 billion public offering of Senior NotesJones Day represented MPLX LP in connection with a public offering of $2.0 billion of Senior Notes, consisting of (i) $1.0 billion aggregate principal amount of Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2021 and (ii) $1.0 billion aggregate principal amount of Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2022.
  • MPLX LP acquires Andeavor Logistics LPJones Day represented Marathon Petroleum Corporation, one of the largest independent refining, marketing and midstream companies in the U.S., in the combination of its two master limited partnerships, MPLX LP (NYSE: MPLX) and Andeavor Logistics LP (NYSE: ANDX) in a unit-for-unit transaction at a blended exchange ratio of 1.07x, representing an equity value of approximately $9 billion and an enterprise value of $14 billion for ANDX.
  • USG acquired by Gebr. Knauf for $7 billionJones Day advised USG Corporation in the acquisition by Gebr. Knauf KG ("Knauf") of all of the outstanding shares of USG in a transaction valued at $7 billion.
  • Nutrien completes $1.5 billion public offering of Senior NotesJones Day represented Nutrien Ltd., the world's largest provider of crop inputs and services, in connection with its public offering of US$1.5 billion of Senior Notes, consisting of (i) US$750 million aggregate principal amount of 4.200% Senior Notes due 2029 and (ii) US$750 million aggregate principal amount of 5.000% Senior Notes due 2049.
  • Diversified global manufacturer of industrial components amends and restates existing revolving credit facilityJones Day represented a diversified global manufacturer of industrial components in connection with the amendment and restatement of its existing revolving credit facility. The amendment will provide a five-year, $1.3 billion credit facility, which is comprised of a $900 million revolving credit facility, a $100 million term loan A facility, and a $350 million delayed draw term loan facility. In addition, the amendment allows an increase by a maximum aggregate amount of up to $200 million and includes an option to incur an additional $250 million in term loan B debt.
  • Macy’s subsidiary completes tender offer for up to $750 million of outstanding debt securitiesJones Day represented Macy's Inc., one of the nation's premier retailers, in connection with the tender offer by Macy's Retail Holdings, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Macy's, Inc., to purchase for cash up to $750 million of outstanding debt securities.
  • MPLX completes $2.25 billion public offering of Senior NotesJones Day represented MPLX LP in connection with a public offering of $2.25 billion of Senior Notes, consisting of (i) $750 million aggregate principal amount of 4.800% Senior Notes due 2029 and (ii) $1.5 billion aggregate principal amount of 5.500% Senior Notes due 2049.
  • Marathon Petroleum completes $3.375 billion of exchange offers and consent solicitations in connection with acquisition of AndeavorJones Day advised Marathon Petroleum Corporation (“MPC”) in connection with its offers to exchange up to $3.375 billion aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes issued by Andeavor for an equal aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes issued by MPC.
  • Starbucks completes $3 billion public offering of Senior NotesJones Day advised Starbucks Corporation, the premier roaster, marketer and retailer of specialty coffee in the world, in connection with its public offering of $1.25 billion of 3.800% Senior Notes due 2025, $750 million of 4.000% Senior Notes due 2028, and $1.0 billion of 4.500% Senior Notes due 2048.
  • Five9 completes $258.75 million offering of Convertible Senior NotesJones Day represented Five9, Inc., a provider of cloud-based contact center software, in connection with its issuance of $258.75 million aggregate principal amount of 0.125% Convertible Senior Notes due 2023 in a Rule 144A offering.
  • Nutrien issues $3.75 billion of Senior Notes of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan and up to $4.425 billion debentures of AgriumJones Day represented Nutrien Ltd., the world's largest provider of crop inputs and services, in connection with its issuance of $3.75 billion of Senior Notes of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. and up to $4.425 billion debentures of Agrium Inc. for an equal aggregate principal amount of Senior Notes of Nutrien in an exchange offering.
  • Starbucks completes $1.6 billion public offering of Senior NotesJones Day advised Starbucks Corporation, the premier roaster, marketer and retailer of specialty coffee in the world, in connection with its underwritten public offering of $1.6 billion of Senior Notes, consisting of $1.0 billion of 3.100% Senior Notes due 2023 and $600 million of 3.500% Senior Notes due 2028.
  • Starbucks completes $1 billion public offering of Senior NotesJones Day advised Starbucks Corporation, the premier roaster, marketer and retailer of specialty coffee in the world, in connection with its public offering of $1.0 billion of Senior Notes, consisting of $500 million of 2.200% Senior Notes due 2020 and $500 million of 3.750% Senior Notes due 2047.
  • Reynolds American acquired by British American Tobacco Plc in deal valued at $49 billionJones Day advised Reynolds American Inc. ("RAI") regarding the acquisition by British American Tobacco, p.l.c. ("BAT") of 57.8 percent of the outstanding shares of RAI not owned by BAT and its affiliates in a transaction valued at $49 billion.
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