Lauren Hanrahan is a partner in the New York office of Milbank LLP and a member of the firm’s Leveraged Finance Group.
Primary Focus & Experience
A partner since 2010, Ms. Hanrahan’s practice centers on representing banks, direct lenders and other financial institutions in debt financing transactions. Recognized as a leading lawyer for bank lending and finance in Legal 500, IFLR and Chambers USA, she has significant experience in representing lenders in acquisition financings, recapitalizations, bridge and mezzanine financings, asset based loans, debtor-in-possession, exit facilities, special situation financings and other complex secured lending transactions. She has a broad range of financing experience in both US and international transactions. She also devotes a portion of her practice to acting as agent's counsel or lead investor's counsel in connection with amending and restructuring troubled loans and negotiating workouts.
Recognition & Accomplishments
Ms. Hanrahan is a member of Milbank's Hiring committee and Milbank’s Women’s Initiative.
She recently co-authored “A Comparative Overview of Transatlantic Intercreditor Agreements”, The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Lending & Secured Finance, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 editions; the United States chapter in The Acquisition and Leveraged Finance Review, January 2019; “The Cashless Roll: A Primer”, The Banking Law Journal, January 2014; “Intercreditors under the spotlight”, IFLR’s Leveraged Finance Quarterly, January 2014; “First out or super seniors – same difference?” IFLR’s Leveraged Finance Quarterly, September 2013; “Who’s calling the shots?”, IFLR’s Leveraged Finance Quarterly, June 2013; “Finance without borders”, IFLR Cross-border Financing Report, October 2013; "Dodd-Frank Swap Guarantor Rule: Implications for Secured Bank Financings," Practical Law Company, March 2013.
Ms. Hanrahan earned her B.S. from Cornell University and earned her J.D. from University of Pennsylvania.
- University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, J.D.
- Cornell University, B.S.
- New York