Senior Counsel


John Hilson regularly represented commercial banks, investment banks, finance companies, and other lenders in acquisition financings, structured financings, and other leveraged finance transactions, including leveraged buyouts, tender offers, and recapitalizations.

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  • California—Cross-border banking and finance guide
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    Areas of Practice

    Banking and Finance


    • Year Qualified



      University of Colorado School of Law, J.D., 1976
      Boston University, B.A., 1973


      Member of The American Law Institute
      Fellow (and former Member of the Board of Regents) of the American College of Commercial Finance Attorneys
      Member of the Board of Governors, former member of its Executive Committee, and former President of the Financial Lawyers Conference
      Member of the American Bar Association, Uniform Commercial Code Committee
      Member of the American Bar Association, Commercial Financial Services Committee, and former Chair of its Syndications and Participations Subcommittee
      Member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Commercial Law Committee