Jennifer Kent commended in the Global Award for Achievement category.
Jennifer Kent represents private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies, as well as private and public company borrowers, in secured lending and other financing transactions.
Ms. Kent is a versatile lawyer, helping clients at all stages of the business lifecycle execute a comprehensive range of financings, such as:
- Syndicated first- and second-lien credit facilities
- Direct lender and clubbed credit facilities
- Cross-border financings (including “certain funds” financings)
- Asset-based loans
- Recurring revenue facilities
- Subordinated debt facilities
Ms. Kent also advises clients on financing-related issues in workout and restructuring transactions.
Ms. Kent draws on extensive cross-border experience, having advised on more than US$10 billion worth of complex multijurisdictional financings. Having previously worked in Latham’s London office, she also brings clients a unique understanding of European-based financings and restructurings.
In addition to her commercial practice, Ms. Kent served as a Global Chair of Latham’s Black Lawyers Group and is a former member of the firm’s Recruiting Committee. She has been widely recognized by organizations, including the National Law Journal, for both her commercial work and for her leadership in the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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.
During law school she served as a member of the executive board of the Boston College Law Review.