Daily News: May 29, 2014

Fried Frank Adds Leading Leveraged Finance Attorney

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson announced that Stewart A. Kagan has joined as a partner in the Finance Practice resident in the firm’s New York office.

Kagan represents corporations, private equity firms, hedge funds and other financial institutions with respect to debt financings and private equity transactions. His practice focuses on leveraged finance, including bank financings, high-yield debt offerings and bankruptcy-related transactions.

Prior to joining Fried Frank, Kagan was a partner at Cadwalader. He received a J.D. from Yale Law School in 1985. Mr. Kagan is admitted to practice in the US District Court, Southern District of New York; New York; and Connecticut. He has been recognized by Chambers and Legal 500.

“In an increasingly dynamic economic and regulatory environment, Stewart is consistently recognized for advising top investment funds and corporations on the financing aspects of their most complex transactions,” said David Greenwald, chairman of Fried Frank. “His deep experience and technical skills enhance the expertise we provide to clients regarding M&A, asset management, leveraged finance and related matters.”