Rimon is pleased to announce that Suzanne L’Hernault, a finance and restructuring attorney, has joined the firm as a Partner in its Finance Services group. Ms. L’Hernault will be located in the firm’s New York City and New Jersey offices.
Prior to joining Rimon, Ms. L’Hernault was at Greenberg Traurig LLP, where she served as a shareholder in its Banking & Finance practices.
Suzanne L’Hernault represents lenders and borrowers in a wide range of secured and unsecured financing transactions. Focusing her practice in leveraged buyout financing, asset-based lending, working capital financing, project funding, and workouts, Suzanne has extensive experience drafting and negotiating credit agreements, letters of credit, inter-creditor agreements, subordination agreements, and security documents.
Suzanne also has extensive experience in dealing with liquidity facilities, working capital lines of credit, term loans, and debt restructuring agreements. Suzanne also advises administrative agents in syndicated credit facilities.
At Rimon, Ms. L’Hernault is joining a firm with a strong and growing financial services practice. Over the last four months, the 17-office firm has added a number of high profile Partners practicing in the financial services sector, including former Sedgwick Restructuring Practice Chair Lillian Stenfeldt in San Francisco and Palo Alto; Chicago Partner Thomas Fawell from Katten; Commercial Litigator Zheng Liu in Palo Alto from Orrick Herrington; International Tax Partner Ajay Whittemore in San Francisco; Trusts & Estates Partner Roy Kozupsky in Boston and New York from Moses & Singer; and Financial Services and Leveraged Finance Partner Fred Chang in Seattle, who was a General Counsel for Deutsche Bank in Asia.
“Our clients have been very interested in having a deep bench of diverse financial services sector partners who can handle every type of transaction or litigation that comes their way. As a result, our financial services group has witnessed very strong growth over the last year, as we have added top-shelf partners from across the globe. We’re very happy to add Suzanne, who has forged a name for herself as a go-to attorney for financing transactions. Her work and her experience speak for themselves, and we are glad that we have increasingly seen partners of her caliber show a desire to join Rimon,” said Rimon CEO Michael Moradzadeh.
Ms. L’Hernault received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and a B.A. from State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Rimon has 17 offices across three continents. The firm is widely known as being at the vanguard of legal innovation. The firm has been repeatedly recognized by the Financial Times as one of North America’s most innovative law firms. The firm’s managing partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal and have spoken on innovations in the practice of law at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools. Rimon and its lawyers have also received numerous awards for excellence, including from Best Lawyers and Chambers.