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Vedder Thinking | News Vedder Price Global Transportation Finance Team Adds Shareholder John F. Imhof Jr.

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Vedder Price is pleased to announce that John F. Imhof Jr. has joined the firm as a Global Transportation Finance Shareholder in New York.

Mr. Imhof focuses his practice on maritime and transportation finance. He has more than twenty-five years of experience advising lenders, lessors, investors, borrowers and lessees in the domestic and cross-border financing of transportation and logistics assets, including ships, shipping containers, aircraft, railroad rolling stock and related infrastructure. His experience involves a variety of facilities and financing techniques, including syndicated senior secured loan facilities, mezzanine and subordinated loan facilities, letter-of-credit facilities, single-investor leases, leveraged leases, sale-leaseback transactions and restructurings.

Mr. Imhof also advises investors in connection with a variety of investments in maritime and transportation assets, including investments in existing companies, the formation of joint ventures and the acquisition of distressed debt.

Mr. Imhof’s clients include leading banks, hedge funds, private equity funds, ship owners, airlines and rail transportation companies.

“We are excited to welcome John to our GTF team in New York,” said Geoffrey Kass, Chair of Vedder Price’s Global Transportation Finance team. “His wealth of maritime and finance experience further enhances our reputation as a market leader in transportation finance and expands our client offerings on the East Coast.”

“If you are involved in any sort of transportation finance, you know Vedder Price,” said Mr. Imhof. “I am thrilled not only to join this exceptional team of attorneys, but to deliver the best-in-class service to my clients and play a part in expanding our capabilities as the market and this team continue to grow.”

Prior to joining Vedder Price, Mr. Imhof was a partner at Seward & Kissel LLP. He earned his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Syracuse University College of Law, and his Bachelor of Science degree from Duke University.


John F. Imhof Jr.