Andrew A. Fayé is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins and is a member of the Finance Department and the Banking Practice.

Mr. Fayé specializes in lender-side leveraged finance, acquisition finance, asset-based lending and complex cross-border secured transactions. Mr. Fayé represents a wide range of commercial investment banks and direct lenders, centered in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles. He has acted as arranger’s counsel on numerous middle-market and large cap syndicated credits for non-investment grade companies.

Mr. Fayé has practiced in the United States and London, and in both the bank and bond fields. This combined experience enables him to effectively oversee complex bank/bond, first/second-lien, split-lien, and cross-border transactions.

Mr. Fayé regularly presents training seminars both to clients and at nationwide LSTA and bar association events and programs. He has also served as head of Latham & Watkins' Finance Department in Los Angeles.

Mr. Fayé has acted as lead attorney on hundreds of Antares Capital matters, as well as numerous deals for Bank of Montreal, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Macquarie Capital, Credit Suisse, and Deutsche Bank, among others. Career highlights include representing UBS in its financing of Mubadala Development Company's (and the estate of Michael Jackson's) multi-billion dollar acquisition of EMI Music Publishing.

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 1996
  • BA, University of California, Los Angeles, 1992