Guy Guinn is a co-chair of the global Debt Finance Practice of the Financial Services Practice Group. With more than 30 years of debt finance experience, Guy provides balanced judgment and technical guidance to financing and restructuring engagements for national and international financial institutions and corporate clients.
Guy has represented these clients on all aspects of structuring domestic and cross-border asset-based financings, as well as leveraged commercial and real estate financings, mezzanine financings and note placements and related restructurings, workouts, and debtor-in-possession and exit financings. These engagements have involved a broad range of industries, including chemicals, aviation, aggregates, agricultural business, energy, international supply chain, technology manufacturing, construction products, real estate development and consumer products. Reflecting on the credit crisis and downturn, Guy’s depth of experience has been sought by a variety of clients for a diverse range of syndicate financing issues, as well as debt restructuring and repurchase transactions.
Guy is an active member of the American and Ohio State Bar Associations, including as past chair of the ABA’s Business Law Section Joint Subcommittee on Domestic and International Business Transactions and the Ohio State Bar Association’s Opinion and Loan Documentation Subcommittee. He has served on the ABA Business Law Section Task Force on Deposit Account Control Agreements and Task Force on Model Second Lien Intercreditor Agreements. Guy is consistently recognized as one of America’s Leading Lawyers in Chambers USA. He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America each year since 1995, including being named Cleveland Best Lawyers Banking Lawyer of the Year, and has been recognized as an Ohio Super Lawyer each year since 2005.
Guy was also recently named to the Advisory Board of the Commercial Finance Association’s Education Foundation.