New York, NY. International law firm Nixon Peabody LLP has named Craig D. Mills as leader of the firm’s Global Finance practice. Mr. Mills represents both banks and other financial institutions as well as many different types of borrowers and other users of capital in a wide range of debt finance transactions.
“Craig not only provides exceptional legal advice and great service to his clients, but he is also a visionary firm leader,” said Philip B. Taub, chair of Nixon Peabody’s Business Department. “Our clients will benefit from Craig’s innovative and entrepreneurial spirit as he leads our team of attorneys and expands our global finance practice—a strategic priority for our firm.”
Mr. Mills regularly represents financial institutions, including banks and mutual fund companies, in a wide range of domestic and international secured and unsecured commercial loan transactions and structured finance matters. He has extensive experience representing clients in complex, multibank syndicated credit transactions, asset-based transactions, equipment finance transactions (including both leveraged and single investor transactions), mezzanine and subordinated debt facilities, intercreditor matters, workouts, restructurings, and other related issues.
Mr. Mills graduated from Boston University School of Law and received his undergraduate degree from Bucknell University. He serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Bucknell University, currently serving as an officer of the Board. Chambers USA has recognized Mr. Mills as one of America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in both 2009 and 2010.