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Vedder Thinking | News Vedder Price Global Transportation Finance Team Adds Thomas Zimmer from Pillsbury

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Thomas A. Zimmer has joined Vedder Price as a Shareholder on the Global Transportation Finance (GTF) team in the San Francisco office.
“We are extremely excited to have Tom join our GTF team at Vedder Price. He brings a wealth of knowledge on equipment leasing and financing transactions to our team and greatly expands our client offerings on the West Coast,” says Dean Gerber, chair of Vedder Price’s GTF team. “He’s a great addition and further enhances our reputation as a market leader in transportation finance.”

Mr. Zimmer has counseled and represented U.S. and international clients in transactions involving aircraft, rail, vessels and other equipment and facilities for more than 20 years. He has extensive experience with leveraged leases, operating leases, cross-border transactions, portfolio acquisitions and dispositions, warehouse financings, restructurings, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures. He represents foreign clients in establishing operations in the United States, and U.S. companies establishing operations outside the United States.

Prior to joining Vedder Price, Mr. Zimmer was a partner in the Finance group for Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman and co-leader of their Transportation Finance Group. He is a frequent author and speaker on aircraft finance and equipment leasing industry issues.