New York Law School,
State University of New York at Cortland,
Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys
Board Member, Past President
New York Institute of Credit
International Factoring Association
Thompson Coburn Hahn & Hessen
Hahn & Hessen
Special Counsel; 2008-2013
Bank of America
Assistant General Counsel; 1997-2007
The Bank of New York
Senior Counsel; 1986-1997
Kaplan Russin Vechhi & Kirkwood
Jeanne represents financial institutions in a wide range of complex business finance transactions, including commercial finance, factoring and structured finance.
She has in-depth knowledge of factoring, middle market asset-based lending, accounts receivable purchase transactions, letter of credit facilities and participations. She also represents financial institutions in single bank and agented secured and unsecured revolving credit and term loans.
Jeanne has a unique connection to the banking world and the specific needs and priorities of banking and finance professionals: She spent two decades of her career as an in-house attorney with national and regional banks. Before Hahn & Hessen, Jeanne served in the General Counsel's office at a major investment bank, where she led a team of asset-based lending attorneys and was responsible for advising lines of business on a variety of securitizations, structured finance and derivative transactions including cash and synthetic CDOs and total return swaps, among others. Previously, Jeanne was a senior attorney at a major New York financial institution, where she focused on commercial finance and factoring.
Jeanne is a past president and current board member of the national Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys, and a member of the SFNet, International Factoring Association and the New York Institute of Credit. Jeanne is a frequent lecturer on finance topics, serving on panels for the Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys, the New York Institute of Credit and the International Factoring Association.
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