Edward J. Newlands
Partner | New York
Edward J. Newlands

Edward J. Newlands, a partner in Dechert’s global finance practice, represents asset managers, sponsors and other financial institutions on a broad range of financing transactions. Mr. Newlands has extensive experience advising on financings in the private credit space, as well as on private equity-backed leveraged acquisition financings. He regularly advises on transactions covering different strategies and levels of the capital structure, including senior credit facilities, asset-based revolvers, loan-to-SPV structures, subscription facilities, private placements, unitranche facilities, subordinated/mezzanine debt, structured equity, recapitalizations and workouts/restructurings.

Mr. Newlands is ranked in New York for Banking & Finance by Chambers USA, where clients say “he's a great person and an exceptional attorney,” and note that “he is quick to respond to all of our requests and helps drive resolutions in challenging situations.” He is also recognized for his work in Commercial Lending by The Legal 500 US, where sources describe him as “incredibly talented” and “very knowledgeable and commercial.”

    • University of Maryland, B.A., 2006
    • University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., 2009, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, San Diego Law Review
    • New York
    • New Jersey
    • California