Vedder Price

Joel R. Thielen

Associate

Joel R. Thielen is an Associate at Vedder Price and a member of the firm’s Global Transportation Finance team, focusing his practice on aviation and rail finance.

Mr. Thielen has significant experience representing commercial banks, operating lessors, finance companies, private equity funds, hedge funds and other investors in a variety of transaction structures, including securitizations, warehouse loan facilities, Rule 144A and Regulation S capital markets offerings, including those involving syndicated equity, and other structured financings, cross-border operating leases, leveraged leases and portfolio acquisitions and divestitures. Mr. Thielen also has experience representing investors in structuring and establishing strategic joint ventures and new leasing platforms for aviation and rail assets.

In 2019, Mr. Thielen was recommended by the Legal 500 United States guide in the Transport: Rail and Road - Finance category.

Joel R. Thielen

Associate

Education

  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 2013
  • University of Notre Dame, B.B.A., 2009, magna cum laude

Joel R. Thielen

Associate

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2013

Joel R. Thielen

Associate