Paul Weiss

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New York, NY 10019-6064
212-492-0425  (direct fax)
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Valerie Radwaner is Deputy Chair of the firm, a member of the firm’s Management Committee and a partner in the Corporate Department with over 20 years experience as a financing lawyer.


Valerie's work as part of the Finance practice includes advising a diverse range of clients, including corporate borrowers, financial institutions, sponsors and lenders in connection with various financing transactions. She leads representations in connection with syndicated senior credit facilities, second lien financings, mezzanine financings, bridge loans, asset-based loans, investment grade bank facilities, private placements, distressed debt situations, exit financings and restructurings. Her lender and institutional investing clients include Anchorage Capital GroupAvenue Capital GroupElliott AssociatesFarallon Capital PartnersKohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., and Silver Point Capital. Her borrower representations include transactions for ADPBon-Ton StoresEnCana CorporationMacAndrews & Forbes HoldingsMichael Kors CorporationPanavisionRalph Lauren CorporationRevlonSageview Capital PartnersTime Warner CableThe Weinstein Company and The Wendy's Group.

As Deputy Chair of the firm, Valerie works with the Chair of the firm and the firm's Management Committee to implement the firm's strategic priorities.



  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 1987
  • B.A., Brandeis University, 1984
    magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • New York

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Wendy’s Closes $2.275 Billion Whole Business Securitization 

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Oct 21, 2014 | Events

John Kennedy, Jeffrey Marell, Valerie Radwaner and Raphael Russo Speak at Cardozo Law School Fashion Law Symposium

Oct 14, 2014 | Events

Valerie Radwaner Speaks at Women In Law Empowerment Forum Event

Jun 24, 2014 | News

Partnership with the Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF)

Apr 02, 2014 | Publications

Valerie Radwaner and Raphael Russo Author Chapter in Fashion Law

Jun 10, 2013 | News

Exide Technologies Commences Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Case, Receiving $500 Million of DIP Financing

May 28, 2013 | News

Bon-Ton Completes $350 Million Notes Offering

May 20, 2013 | News

Wendy's International Completes Debt Repricing

Nov 07, 2012 | News

Pulse Electronics Announces Recapitalization on $102.7 Million Oaktree Investment 

Jul 16, 2012 | News

Grupo Posadas Sells Portfolio to Accor

Jul 09, 2012 | News

The Bon-Ton Department Stores, Inc. Completes $330 Million Debt Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation

May 18, 2012 | News

Wendy's Completes $1.325 Billion Senior Credit Facility and Tender Offer

May 07, 2012 | News

Grupo Elektra Closes on Acquisition of Advance America

Mar 15, 2012 | News

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