Edwards Wildman is pleased to announce the admission of one lawyer to partnership. As of January 1, 2013, Michelle Raftery became a partner of the firm. She deserves recognition for exemplifying legal excellence and a deep commitment to outstanding client service.
A Boston-based partner in the firm’s Business Law Department, Michelle Raftery practices in the Debt Finance and Capital Markets Group. She has substantial experience in a wide range of complex structured finance and real estate finance capital markets transactions. Raftery has particular expertise representing commercial and investment banks, financial institutions and GSE’s in connection with structuring both bankruptcy-remote commercial mortgage loan originations and in mezzanine loan financings related to real property as well as in legal isolation opinions under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Raftery’s transactional experience includes acquisition finance, syndicated corporate loans, real estate finance, and corporate restructuring.