Vedder Price

John T. Bycraft

Shareholder

Jack Bycraft is a Shareholder at Vedder Price and a member of the firm’s Global Transportation Finance team.

He has extensive experience representing borrowers, issuers, servicers, lenders and underwriters in structured finance transactions relating to portfolios of rolling stock and commercial aircraft.

Additionally, Mr. Bycraft represents equity investors, private placement lenders and lessees in U.S. and cross-border leveraged and single-investor lease financings involving rolling stock, aircraft, telecommunications equipment and other machinery and equipment. He has significant experience in a variety of other loan and lease structures.

Mr. Bycraft authored “Single-Purpose Entities and Independent Directors: Does the General Growth Ruling Change Structured Finance?,” which appeared in National Law Review.

In 2017 and 2018, Chambers Global recognized Mr. Bycraft as a notable practioner in the Rail: Finance category. Mr. Bycraft has been recommended by the Legal 500 United States in the Transport: Rail and Road - Finance category since 2018 and has been recognized as a Leading Lawyer in this category in 2019 and 2020. In 2020 Mr. Bycraft was recognized among the world’s leading aviation attorneys by Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Expert Guides. Mr. Bycraft has been selected by his peers from 2013 to 2021 as a Leading Lawyer in Aviation and Secured Transactions.

John T. Bycraft

Shareholder

Education

  • University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 1992
  • Santa Clara University, B.S., 1989, cum laude

John T. Bycraft

Shareholder

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • New York