David Castleman joined Otterbourg as a member in the restructuring and bankruptcy department. He comes to Otterbourg from Raines Feldman, where he was a partner.
James Cretella has been named chairman of Otterbourg’s finance department. A career member of Otterbourg’s finance department, Cretella represents institutional lenders, factoring companies and specialty lenders, as well as borrowers, in a variety of transactions.
Ravinia Capital, a Chicago-based boutique investment bank specializing in sell-side M&A and capital advisory for middle-market companies, completed the refinancing and raise of additional debt for the Primex Family of Companies.
The Secured Finance Network (SFNet) added to its executive and management committees for fiscal year 2022. These leaders guide the association, make policy decisions, confirm new members and provide thought leadership in advocacy and education.
Otterbourg named James M. Cretella chair of the firm’s alternative and specialty finance practice group. Cretella’s areas of focus include asset-based lending, supply chain finance, trade finance and specialty finance.
Otterbourg named Valerie S. Mason and Nneoma A. Maduike co-chairs of the firm’s lender finance practice group. Maduike and Mason are also members of Otterbourg’s finance practice, which encompasses acquisition finance, asset-based lending, structured finance and more.
Jason I. Miller joined Otterbourg as a member of the specialty finance group. His practice focuses on asset-based lending, cash flow lending, middle market, factoring, leveraged finance, first and second lien loans and term loans.