Jennifer Kent commended in the Global Award for Achievement category.
Jennifer Kent is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Finance Department and the Private Equity Finance Practice.
Ms. Kent represents private equity sponsors and private and public company borrowers in secured lending and other financing transactions, including:
- Acquisition financings
- Cash-flow and asset-based loans
- Subordinated debt facilities
- Subscription lines of credit
- Debt restructurings
Ms. Kent has extensive experience with complex cross-border financings, having advised clients on over US$10 billion worth of international transactions. From 2019-2020, Ms. Kent spent thirteen months in Latham’s London office, working on a variety of European-based financings and restructurings with multijurisdictional components.
As part of her pro bono practice, Ms. Kent regularly advises small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs under the D.C. Bar’s Small Business Legal Assistance Program. In addition to her practice, Ms. Kent served as a Global Chair of Latham's Black Lawyers Group from 2019-2021 and is a former member of the firm’s Recruiting Committee.
Ms. Kent earned her JD from Boston College Law School, where she was a member of the executive board of the Boston College Law Review and was elected to the Order of the Coif.