Kate Lazdowski is Counsel in Choate’s Finance and Restructuring Practice Group. In this role, Kate represents lenders, corporate borrowers, and private equity sponsors in a variety of complex financial transactions across a broad range of industries. In addition, Kate is responsible for the F&R Group’s knowledge management initiatives, including developing and managing model documents and resource materials, serving as a source of legal, market, and practical expertise, and supporting the group’s professional development efforts.
Professional and Community Involvement
- Member, Turnaround Management Association Northeast Board of Directors
Education & Credentials
- University of Connecticut School of Law
- JD, 2010
- College of the Holy Cross
- BA, 2004, cum laude
Choate represented Crystal Financial in connection with its exit asset-based credit facility to True Religion, the global denim and apparel brand.
Choate represented Citizens Bank, N.A., as Agent, in connection with a $150,000,000 senior secured loan to Steven Madden and various of its subsidiaries.
Choate represented GACP Finance Co., LLC in connection with a $40,000,000 second lien term loan to Vista Outdoor Inc., a global, publically traded company that specializes in the design, manufacturing and marketing of consumer products in the outdoor sports and recreations market.
Choate recently represented Sverica Capital Management in its platform growth investment in Gorilla Logic, LLC.
Choate represented Second Avenue Capital Partners, LLC in a senior secured credit facility to Tommie Cooper Holdings, Inc., a manufacturer of patented copper-infused compression apparel for everyday wear.