Mr. Morrissy joins Milbank to further complement its growing leveraged finance and high yield securities practice, with an emphasis on representing commercial and investment banks financing complex mergers and acquisitions for corporate issuers and private equity sponsors. Mr. Morrissy also has significant experience representing several Milbank clients, including Barclays Capital Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Goldman, Sachs & Co.
In addition to his significant experience representing underwriters, Mr. Morrissy has also represented a number of major corporate issuers, including GE Capital, Sanofi and Dave & Buster's, in a wide range of debt, equity and equity-linked offerings and liability management transactions involving complicated exchange and tender offers.
Marcelo Mottesi, head of Milbank’s Global Securities Group, said, “Stuart’s career boasts a well-rounded range of capital markets work, with an impressive versatility spanning securities and international transactions in important markets. He brings a full arsenal of deal experience to Milbank and we're happy to welcome him to the firm.”
Mr. Morrissy said, “I’ve been aware of Milbank’s strong securities practice, particularly their recent high yield work, and feel they’re a tremendous platform on which to continue building my practice. I look forward to contributing to Milbank’s broad success in the capital markets, in the US and internationally.”
After earning a B.A. from the University of Arizona in Japanese Studies and Political Science, Mr. Morrissy received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 2000.
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