Vedder Price

Theresa Mary Peyton

Shareholder

Theresa Mary Peyton is a Shareholder at Vedder Price and a member of the firm’s Global Transportation Finance team, whose performance led Vedder Price to be named Airline Economics Aviation 100 Law Firm of the Year in 2015 and 2017.

She was a member of the team advising Macquarie Group Ltd on the $4 billion acquisition portfolio and associated $3 billion of loan financing named 2015 Joint Overall Deal of the Year by Airfinance Journal. Ms. Peyton was also a member of the team advising on the Labrador Aviation Finance Asset Backed Securitization deal named 2017 Editor’s Deal of the Year by Airline Economics.

With over 20 years of experience, Ms. Peyton has an extensive background in commercial and private aircraft, rolling stock and plant machinery equipment finance, and in the representation of export credit agencies. She works with diverse clients in a wide variety of finance transactions, counseling and representing clients in corporate and securities matters with particular emphasis on structured financings.

Ms. Peyton advises manufacturers, borrowers, lessees, lessors, equity participants, credit enhancers and lenders in various financing structures, including portfolio and company acquisitions and divestitures, secured loans, U.S. and cross-border leveraged leases, operating leases, municipal and cross-border structured financings, public and private securities offerings and debt restructurings. She has extensive experience in commercial and private aircraft, railcar, bus, telecommunications, miscellaneous equipment and various facility (manufacturing, electricity and gas distribution, and water treatment) financings.

Theresa Mary Peyton

Shareholder

Education

  • IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 1995, with honors
  • University of Virginia, B.A., 1985

Theresa Mary Peyton

Shareholder

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1995

Affiliations

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT)