Education

Boston University School of Law
JD, 2006, magna cum laude

Senior Articles Editor, Boston University Law Review

University of Southern California
BA, 2001, magna cum laude

Admissions

Massachusetts

Seth D. Mennillo

Of Counsel

t 617-248-4994   f 617-248-4000

Seth Mennillo’s practice focuses on complex finance transactions ranging from private equity-sponsored leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations to syndicated, investment grade strategic acquisition financings and working capital facilities, representing senior as well as mezzanine and second-lien lenders.

Seth has been named a Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star.

Practice Focus

Finance:  represents agent banks and other financing sources in connection with commercial lending transactions in a variety of industries including information technology, healthcare and biotechnology, retail and apparel, manufacturing, energy and environmental services.

Representative Engagements

  • Counsel to Crystal Financial LLC in $12.5 million term loan secured by complex collateral package consisting of first-lien position on restricted shares of publicly-traded stock and second-lien position on all other assets.
  • Counsel to Babson Capital in mezzanine loan to, and equity co-investment in, national provider of signage and lighting services.
  • Counsel to Citizens Business Capital in $31.5 million asset-based, senior secured credit facility for Dover Saddlery, Inc., leading national retailer of equestrian products.
  • Counsel to Webster Bank, N.A., in $30 million senior secured, revolving credit facility to provider of data backup and recovery solutions.
  • Counsel to Salus Capital Partners, LLC, as agent bank in asset-based, debtor-in-possession financing to dELiA*s, Inc.
  • Counsel to JPMorgan Chase Bank as agent bank in senior secured, $300 million refinancing of senior secured notes of leading supplier of power transmission and motion control products.
  • Counsel to JPMorgan Chase Bank as agent bank in $525 million syndicated acquisition financing for leading provider of blood management services and devices.
  • Counsel to Bank of America as agent bank in $800 million syndicated financing of a $1.3 billion strategic acquisition by leading public environmental services and waste management company.  
  • Counsel to JPMorgan Chase Bank as agent bank in multiple syndicated, multi-currency working capital facilities, including $900 million facility for an international consulting firm, $550 million facility for global chemical manufacturing company, $300 million facility for global manufacturer and provider of veterinary products and services, and $150 million facility for global software company.
  • Counsel to Abacus Finance Group as sole lender or agent bank in several private equity-sponsored leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations of lower-middle-market companies, with term loan and revolving credit facilities ranging from $5 to over 70 million. Negotiated intercreditor agreements with subordinated unsecured and second-lien creditors.
  • Counsel to JPMorgan Chase Bank as agent bank in $80 million senior secured term loan and revolving credit facility to provider of mortgage-backed securities due diligence services.
  • Counsel to JPMorgan Chase Bank in revolving credit facility to national clothing and accessory retailer.
  • Counsel to KeyBank as agent bank in $367.5 million senior secured term loan and revolving credit facility, and $50 million unsecured term loan facility, to national self-storage REIT.
  • Counsel to Bank of America as agent bank in $250 million unsecured, syndicated credit facility to leading provider of workwear apparel and textile services.
  • Counsel to Bank of America as agent bank in $125 million senior secured, syndicated credit facility to public staffing firm.
  • Counsel to HSBC as agent bank in $135 million syndicated credit facility to leading apparel manufacturer.
  • Counsel to RBS Citizens as agent bank in $45 million senior secured, multiple-lender credit facility to private oil and gas manufacturing company.
  • Counsel to RBS Citizens in $50 million secured line of credit to national construction management firm.
  • Counsel to major commercial bank as agent bank in $550 million pre-petition, senior secured credit facility on behalf of 70-lender syndicate in connection with the Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization of national provider of building materials and construction services.
  • Counsel to major commercial bank providing $80 million of debtor-in-possession financing.

Publications and Presentations

“From Sprawl to Sustainability: Smart Growth, New Urbanism, Green Development and Renewable Energy,” co-author, American Bar Association, second edition, 2010.

 

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