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Arnold & Porter Expands Corporate & Finance Practice, Partner Alex Gendzier Joins in New York

February 1, 2021

NEW YORK, NY, February 1, 2021 — Arnold & Porter announced today that Alex Gendzier has joined the firm's Corporate & Finance practice as a partner, resident in New York. Mr. Gendzier brings more than 30 years of capital markets experience as both a lawyer and a banker.

Derek Stoldt, co-chair of the firm's Corporate & Finance practice, said: "Alex's broad experience in a range of capital markets transactions strengthens our practice and deepens our ability to provide exceptional service to our clients."

Mr. Gendzier's practice focuses on the representation of investors, companies and banks in capital markets transactions. These include high-yield debt; direct loans; equity-linked, structured equity and convertible securities; preferred stock; common equity; private investments in public equity (PIPEs); liability management; out-of-court restructurings; and special situations. He also advises companies about SEC and stock exchange requirements, and their boards of directors about corporate governance matters, including their fiduciary duties. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Gendzier was in private practice. He began his career at Bankers Trust Company and BT Securities Corporation in the Senior Debt Syndications Group, leaving as a Vice President and Team Leader.

Mr. Gendzier commented: "Arnold & Porter's great strengths across all of its businesses, particularly restructuring, fund formation, bank regulatory, healthcare, and corporate and finance present a great opportunity. I am looking forward to working within this integrated platform to service our clients.

Mr. Gendzier earned his JD from New York University, where he was elected to the Order of the Coif and served as articles editor of the Annual Survey of American Law. He received his BA from Haverford College, Phi Beta Kappa.

About Arnold & Porter's Corporate and Finance Practice

Our Corporate and Finance practice represents private equity firms and public and private corporations in all manner of mergers, acquisitions, and dispositions; sovereign nations and sub-sovereign and quasi-governmental issuers in capital markets and financing transactions;

corporate issuers and underwriters in registered and unregistered issuances of equity and debt, ranging from emerging companies in venture capital financings and IPOs to large-cap public companies in SEC-registered offerings and continuing reporting and compliance; banks and non-bank lenders and borrowers in secured loan transactions; and hedge funds, private equity funds, and other investment vehicles in their formation, product development, and regulatory compliance. Our Corporate and Finance practice is closely integrated with other leading practice groups at the firm, thereby providing a full-service solution for our clients.

About Arnold & Porter

With nearly 1,000 lawyers practicing in 14 offices around the globe, Arnold & Porter serves clients across 40 distinct practice areas. The firm offers 100 years of renowned regulatory expertise, sophisticated litigation and transactional practices, and leading multidisciplinary offerings in the life sciences and financial services industries.