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Kevin J. Walsh

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Boston
617.348.1622



Education

  • New York Law School (JD, 1993)
  • Trinity College (BA, 1988)

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • Massachusetts

Kevin’s practice focuses on all aspects of bankruptcy and commercial law, workouts, restructurings, and commercial lending transactions, including negotiating and documenting commercial loans and credits. He represents corporate debtors, secured and unsecured lenders, trustees, bondholders, committees, lessors and lessees, and other entities in out-of-court restructuring and bankruptcy proceedings. He has significant experience in distressed acquisitions and divestitures, complex commercial transactions, and business litigation.

His lending experience includes the representation of many lenders, as well as corporate borrowers, in matters involving working capital and asset based financings, acquisition loans, and syndicated credit facilities. Kevin has been involved in a wide variety of debt financings, including receivables securitizations, senior and subordinated debt issues, and bond financing involving a federally recognized Indian tribal government.

Kevin has written articles and lectured in a variety of legal and business forums, including Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, on various topics related to bankruptcies, restructurings, and commercial lending, including bankruptcy sales (both buyer and seller perspectives), recharacterization of equity and equitable subordination, recognizing bankruptcy risks in second lien lending situations, negotiating credit agreements, and enforcing guaranties.

During law school, he was an articles editor of the New York Law School Law Review and a national finalist in the Judge Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition.

Recognitions & Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America: Bankruptcy and Creditor Dector Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2013 – 2014)
  • Chambers USA: Massachusetts Bankruptcy/Restructuring (2006 – 2014)
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights (2006 – 2013)
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Star – Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights (2005 – 2006) 
  • Madison’s Who’s Who Honors Edition  (2006 – 2007)