Kevin MacLeod

Kevin MacLeod is a senior associate in the New York office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and a member of the firm’s Securities Group.

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McGill University, LL.B. / B.C.L.
Concordia University, B.A.

New York

Kevin MacLeod is special counsel in the New York office of Milbank and is a member of Milbank’s Securities Group.  His practice centers on offerings of debt and equity securities and other securities law-related matters. 

Primary Focus & Experience

Mr. MacLeod regularly represents leading investment banks, including BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Credit Agricole, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan and Morgan Stanley, as underwriters’ counsel in connection with capital markets transactions and other securities law-related matters, particularly related to the aviation and satellite industries.

Mr. MacLeod’s significant experience with capital markets financing related to the aviation industry has focused on offerings of enhanced equipment trust certificates (EETCs), secured and unsecured high yield notes, Ex-Im Bank guaranteed notes, aircraft lease securitizations and other structured products.  A number of these transactions have been recognized as “deals of the year” by various publications.

Mr. MacLeod also advises public and private corporations in connection with offerings of debt and equity securities, including IPOs, and disclosure and corporate governance matters. He also regularly advises on liability management transactions, including tender offers and consent solicitations.

Mr. MacLeod’s industry experience includes air transportation, aircraft leasing, satellite services, mobile telecommunications, digital broadcasting, gold mining, financial services, defense contracting, and energy production and supply.  He has advised on securities offerings for companies operating around the globe, including companies based in the US, the United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Germany, Dubai, India, Malaysia, Bangladesh, the Czech Republic and Kazakhstan.

Recognition & Accomplishments

Mr. MacLeod graduated from the McGill University Faculty of Law in 2003, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the McGill Law Journal.  While at McGill, he studied international and comparative law as an exchange student at Universiteit Maastricht in the Netherlands.  He received his B.A. from Concordia University, where he was a member of the university’s Liberal Arts College.

Mr. MacLeod previously practiced in Milbank’s London office and has worked out of Milbank’s Singapore office.