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Margie Krumholz

Senior Counsel

Washington, D.C.
202 585 6913 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. Experienced in equipment finance, particularly in the maritime industry, Margie also handles equipment sales and purchases, and portfolio sales.

In addition to financing transactions, Margie counsels private equity and hedge fund clients in their investments in maritime businesses 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 by representing 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. Such projects have included the export of fire-fighting equipment and carpet weaving equipment to China.

Thompson Coburn Publications

Air, rail and marine finance: New or not-so-new things to know

Customs withdraws Notice of Proposed Modification regarding the application of coastwise laws

Strategies for documenting vessel acquisition and financing transactions

Developments in aircraft and marine finance for 2016

Coast Guard issues new citizenship "Mechanisms of Compliance"

Coast Guard to issue citizenship notice on Nov. 3


Co-Author, "Equipment Leasing-Leveraged Leasing (5th Edition)" Chapter 9, Commercial Vessels, published by Practicing Law Institute;
Published: Nov 2010, Supplement Date: Sep 2017

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

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

Co-author, "Navigating Your Lease Through a Sea of Liens";
LJN's Equipment Leasing Newsletter, July 2008


Presented on the application of the Jones Act to offshore wind for the "Offshore Wind Energy Panel" at the Energy Bar Association (EBA)
Annual Meeting & Conference, May 2019

Spoke about the maritime industry on the panel "Transport Finance in the Age of COVID: Aircraft, Trucks, and Vessels"
at the 2020 ELFA Business Live!, October 2020