Minority Powerbrokers Q&A: Dechert's Laura Ciabarra

December 22, 2014
Laura Gonzalez Ciabarra, managing partner of Dechert's Hartford office and a member of the firm’s executive committee, was recently featured in a Q&A by Law360. In the article, Ms. Ciabarra discusses the challenges she has faced as a minority in the legal industry, offers advice for breaking the glass ceiling and more. Ms Ciabarra advises on subordinate lending with an emphasis on mezzanine finance and complex intercreditor and co-lender arrangements. She regularly represents major real estate funds, banks and other financial institutions on large-scale transactions involving complicated mezzanine and subordinate debt structures.