Gary Barnum is a partner of the firm. He has a broad corporate practice, with an emphasis in finance. Gary also has extensive experience in structuring joint ventures, tax-motivated transactions, partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions. Gary has represented a wide range of companies, including energy companies, financial service companies, manufacturers, retailers and other industry groups.
Transactions that Gary has handled include syndicated credit facilities, private placements (including 144A offerings), public offerings, equipment leasing financing (including capital, operating and synthetic lease arrangements), leveraged lease and project financings, utility financings, asset-backed financings and securitizations, commercial paper programs, and derivative arrangements. Gary also has structured numerous joint ventures, partnerships (and limited liability companies), syndications, mergers and acquisitions. In addition to his significant experience with non-recourse and other project financing arrangements, he has also been involved with a wide variety of tax-motivated transactions, including federal and state energy credit transactions, low-income housing credits and state tax credit programs, and industrial development and pollution control projects.