Vedder Thinking | News Vedder Price Expands Global Transportation Finance Practice with London Partner Dylan Potter
September 18, 2017
Vedder Price is pleased to announce attorney Dylan Potter has joined the firm as a Partner in its Global Transportation Finance group in the firm’s London office.
Mr. Potter advises on a broad range of financing, leasing, capital markets and fund products involving commercial and corporate aviation, shipping, satellites, utilities and industrial equipment. He represents lenders, export credit agencies, operating lessors, lessees and equity investors in these sectors.
“I am excited to join Vedder Price as a Partner in its market leading transportation finance practice,” said Potter. “I look forward to serving my clients alongside my new colleagues and helping grow our aviation, maritime and equipment finance practices.”
Mr. Potter joins from the Structured & Asset Finance practice in Allen & Overy’s London office. He has been involved in many innovative and award winning transactions, including the first export credit supported Sukuk, which remains the largest ECA supported capital markets offering in the aviation sector, as well as large scale satellite financings, portfolio and company acquisitions and divestments involving multiple aircraft and vessels, distressed debt transactions, restructurings and structured, tax-based and cross-border leasing.
“Dylan is a great fit for our London transportation finance practice,” said Dean N. Gerber, Vedder Price Board of Directors member, Executive Committee Vice Chair, and Chair of the firm’s Global Transportation Finance team. “His experience further enhances our capabilities to serve our clients on an international level and we look forward to what he offers to our growing client base.”
In addition to Mr. Potter, the London office is also proud to welcome Solicitors Ryan Cheung and Georgia Harris to the Global Transportation Finance group.
Vedder Price enjoys a strong worldwide reputation for legal services related to the transportation finance industry. The firm serves a broad base of clients across all transportation sectors, including the aviation, aerospace, railroad and marine industries, and serves both U.S.-based and international clients who execute deals worldwide. The firm was named the "Law Firm of the Year" at the 2017 Aviation 100 Awards.