Patrick J. Archambault

Patrick J. Archambault works with clients of Choate’s Finance & Restructuring Group. He has experience in a broad range of complex financing transactions, including leveraged buyouts and acquisition financings, mezzanine and equity co-investments, senior secured transactions and second lien credit facilities, as well as out-of-court restructurings and workouts across a variety of industries.


  • Youth Advocacy Foundation Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year (2023)

Representative Engagements

  • Represented agent in clubbed sponsor-backed acquisition financing of $56MM term loan and revolver in connection with the purchase of an equipment rental company.
  • Represented mezzanine purchasers in unsecured financing and co-investment of $10MM in connection with sponsor-backed acquisition of vacation rental company.
  • Represented agent in split-lien acquisition financing of $10MM term loan in connection with purchase of sports equipment manufacturer. 
  • Represented agent in sponsor-backed acquisition financing of $130MM loan and minority co-investment. 
  • Represented asset based lender in connection with $30MM term loan to popular clothing retailer and negotiated intercreditor arrangements.
  • Represented second-lien lenders and administrative agent on $85MM loan to business in the hospitality industry. 
  • Represented agent in $115MM clubbed financing secured by all assets of aircraft leasing company. 
  • Represented lender on $65MM cross-border acquisition financing transaction involving UK collateral.
  • Represented agent and lender in connection with senior secured acquisition financing and the subsequent $155MM payoff related to digital marketing company.
  • Represented agent in senior-secured, clubbed financing with respect to restructuring amendment for a distressed borrower. 
  • Represented second lien agent in incremental loan facility to finance a sponsor-backed add-on acquisition of a technology company. 
  • Represented lender in connection with cross-border forbearance agreement involving both US and UK debt. 
  • Represented agent and lender in connection with $70MM senior-secured financing to aviation company.  Coordinated cross-border security package of aviation assets with Oklahoma federal aviation administration counsel and local lawyers in several foreign jurisdictions.

Publications and Presentations

  • “Bankruptcy Remoteness: A Summary Analysis,” co-author, The Business Lawyer, 2022.
  • “Coal Instead of Golden Shares: The Enforceability of Bankruptcy Filing Consent Rights,” co-author, American Bankruptcy Law Journal, Vol. 95, 1-31, 2021.
  • “How the SEC’s Crowdfunding Rules for Funding Portals Save the Two-Headed Snake: Drawing the Proper Balance Between Integrity and Cost,” author, Suffolk University Law Review, Vol. 49, 61, 84, 2016.

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Massachusetts Branch of The International Dyslexia Association, Board of Directors
  • Served as counsel on pro bono matter in connection with the representation of a fourth grader in special education matter through the EdLaw Foundation; advocated to help remedy severe reading-based learning disabilities and obtain support services

Education & Credentials

Suffolk University Law School
JD, 2016, cum laude
Executive Editor, Suffolk University Law Review
University of New Hampshire
BA, 2011



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