John P. Hammond - McDermott Will & Emery


John P. Hammond represents financial institutions, agent banks, public and private company borrowers, and private equity sponsors in all types of secured and unsecured debt financings, including asset-based lending, acquisition financings, health care financings, cross-border financings, employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) financings, capital call liquidity facilities, senior subordinated debt and mezzanine transactions.

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  • Represented private equity groups and their portfolio companies in connection with negotiation of debt commitment letters for the purposes of funding acquisitions, including senior secured credit facilities, secured second-lien credit facilities, unitranche facilities and mezzanine debt facilities
  • Represented a leading diversified industrial company in its $900 million senior secured revolving and term loan credit facilities and its $300 million registered senior notes
  • Represented the administrative agent and arranger in a $320 million senior secured syndicated credit facility to the nation’s largest independent specialty pharmacy

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  • The Legal 500


  • American College of Investment Counsel, fellow
  • Chicago Debate Commission, board of directors
  • Ladder-Up Tax Assistance Program, volunteer


University of Michigan Law School, JD, 2001
George Washington University, BS/BA, 1998