Kevin Fink joins Jones Day's Irvine and Los Angeles offices as partner in Financial Markets Practice

Kevin Fink has joined Jones Day as a partner in the Financial Markets Practice. He will be based in the Firm's Irvine and Los Angeles offices.

Mr. Fink has more than 20 years of experience representing private equity funds and their portfolio companies, hedge funds, commercial banks, and other financial institutions in various types of financings. He advises on high-stakes acquisition-related financings and leveraged buyouts, asset-based credit facilities, senior and subordinated credit facilities, recapitalizations, and cross-border financings. Mr. Fink has worked with clients across a broad range of industries, including retail, manufacturing and distribution, technology, transportation, oil and gas, and aerospace. He began his legal career with the Firm, working in the New York and Cleveland offices.

"Kevin has deep experience with structuring, negotiating, documenting, and closing complex acquisition-related financings, including leveraged equity sponsor buyouts," said Brett Barragate, who chairs Jones Day's Financial Markets Practice in the Americas. "His experience is an excellent complement to the work that our global practice is called upon to do for clients worldwide, and we're delighted to have Kevin back at the Firm."

Mr. Fink joins a team of nearly 320 lawyers worldwide in the Financial Markets Practice, who advise clients on the full range of complex cross-border financial transactions, regulatory matters, investigations, and litigation. Jones Day has helped clients close more than $1 trillion in financing transactions over the last five years, including many precedent-setting financings. The Firm's Financial Markets Practice represents a diverse client base of global financial institutions, issuers, borrowers, funds, asset managers, and fintech companies.

"Kevin has built an excellent reputation in Southern California as a skilled corporate and finance lawyer," said Erin Burke, Partner-in-Charge of Jones Day's Irvine Office. "His experience with advising various institutions in crucial financing transactions is an important addition to our team here in Irvine. We are pleased that he has joined Jones Day and I look forward to working alongside him."

Mr. Fink is featured as one of the leading California lawyers for Banking and Finance in Chambers USA and was also honored as a "Banking and Finance Visionary" in the Los Angeles Times: Banking and Finance magazine. He earned his law degree from Case Western Reserve University, where he graduated cum laude, and his undergraduate degree from Miami University.

"Jones Day advises clients in some of the most significant financings that take place, year in and year out, and does so with a worldwide law firm model that places true partnership and seamless lawyer collaboration at the center of its culture," said Mr. Fink. "I am excited to join the Financial Markets team and get to work with my new colleagues in Irvine and Los Angeles."

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,400 lawyers in 40 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.