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Margie Krumholz

Partner

Washington, D.C.
202 585 6913 direct

Margie's practice spans more than 30 years representing borrowers, lenders, lessors, and lessees in structuring, negotiating, and closing financing transactions, including leases, leveraged leases, and cross-border transactions.

Nationally recognized for her equipment finance experience, particularly in the maritime industry, Margie also handles equipment sales and purchases, and portfolio sales. Known for her diligence and attention to detail, she has worked on many complex financing structures, including transactions that have multiple tiers of debt secured by thousands of vessels.

In addition to financing transactions, Margie counsels private equity and hedge fund clients in their investments in maritime businesses, including in the U.S. Jones Act trade. Margie counsels clients on maritime regulatory matters, including citizenship qualification before the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Maritime Administration (MarAd), the applicability of the Jones Act, the registration of ships in the United States and foreign countries, and the MarAd capital construction fund program.

Margie also practices in the area of trade finance through representation of banks that support the export of goods and services from the U.S. by providing loans that are guaranteed by the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank). Such projects have included the export of fire-fighting equipment and carpet weaving equipment to China.

Margie is Managing Partner of the DC office and Vice-chair of the firm's Federal Practice Group.

Thompson Coburn Publications

Developments in aircraft and marine finance for 2016

Coast Guard issues new citizenship "Mechanisms of Compliance"

Publications

Co-Author, "Equipment Leasing-Leveraged Leasing (5th Edition)" Chapter 9, Commercial Vessels, published by Practising Law Institute;
March 2014

Co-Author, "Coast Guard issues new citizenship 'Mechanisms of Compliance'"
November 28, 2012

Author, "Coast Guard to issue citizenship notice on Nov. 3"
November 3, 2011

Co-Author, "Financing Vessels with the Capital Construction Fund Program";
ELT Magazine, March-April 2011