Paul

F. Seiler

Shareholder
500 N. Akard Street, Suite 3800
Dallas, TX 75201-6659

Overview

Paul’s emphasis as a business attorney includes experience in lending, structured finance, public and private bond financings, corporate workouts, complex commercial transactions, banking transactions, debt restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy, asset-based finance, leveraged buyouts and syndicated loan transactions.

A significant portion of his practice has been devoted to workouts and originations in energy sector financings, including commodity finance and electric power generation. He has extensive experience in public and private bond financings and recently served as purchaser’s counsel in connection with the issuance of several series of gas revenue bonds. Paul also served as counsel to an ad hoc committee of bondholders in the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy.

In January 2007, Paul was a delegate representing the International Bar Association (IBA) at the Second International Colloquium on Secured Transactions: Security Interests in Intellectual Property at the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), convening in Vienna, Austria, and in July 2007, he was also an IBA delegate at the 40th Session of UNCITRAL convening in Vienna, Austria, to discuss the adoption of the UNCITRAL Legislative Guide on Secured Transactions.

Education

Admission

Achievements

  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent®, Peer Review RatedTM
  • Memberships

    • American Bankruptcy Institute
    • Dallas Bar Association, Bankruptcy and Commercial Law, Business Litigation and Corporate Counsel Sections
    • International Bar Association
    • State Bar of Texas, Bankruptcy Law and Corporate Counsel Sections
    • The College of the State Bar of Texas

Overview

Paul’s emphasis as a business attorney includes experience in lending, structured finance, public and private bond financings, corporate workouts, complex commercial transactions, banking transactions, debt restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy, asset-based finance, leveraged buyouts and syndicated loan transactions.

A significant portion of his practice has been devoted to workouts and originations in energy sector financings, including commodity finance and electric power generation. He has extensive experience in public and private bond financings and recently served as purchaser’s counsel in connection with the issuance of several series of gas revenue bonds. Paul also served as counsel to an ad hoc committee of bondholders in the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy.

In January 2007, Paul was a delegate representing the International Bar Association (IBA) at the Second International Colloquium on Secured Transactions: Security Interests in Intellectual Property at the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), convening in Vienna, Austria, and in July 2007, he was also an IBA delegate at the 40th Session of UNCITRAL convening in Vienna, Austria, to discuss the adoption of the UNCITRAL Legislative Guide on Secured Transactions.

Experience

  • Lender Representation

    Representing an international bank as Lender in a lending syndicate under a $400 MM credit facility to a bankrupt international commodity trader and processor for

  • Lender Representation

    Represented an international bank as Agent for the Senior Lenders and Hedging Banks (who collectively hold more than $1.2 B in claims) in the Chapter 11 case of a 

  • Lender Representation

    Representing an international bank in its capacity as Administrative Agent and Collateral Agent to a lending syndicate under a $70 MM credit extension to a producer of

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