Bar Admissions

North Carolina

Education

University of Virginia, J.D., 2009, Order of the Coif; Executive Editor, Virginia Law Review, 2008-09

University of Connecticut, B.S., cum laude, 2006

University of Connecticut, B.S.E., 2006

Profile

James Cass' practice includes representing banks, business development companies, small business investment companies and borrowers in a broad variety of financing transactions. He advises clients in connection with structuring, negotiating, documenting and administering senior credit facilities, second lien and mezzanine debt investments, and equity investments.

In the investment grade context, James has represented the lead agents and arrangers of a $3 billion senior revolving credit facility, as well as a lead arranger and lender of a $1.35 billion fully underwritten facility in support of an auction acquisition. He has experience in leveraged markets representing a wholesale insurance company as a borrower under first and second lien secured credit facilities totaling over $1.25 billion. As part of his mezzanine and junior capital practice, James has represented business development companies and small business investment companies in numerous credit structures, including unitranche, second lien and unsecured mezzanine debt. 

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Experience

Experience

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Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

  • Mecklenburg County Bar Leadership Institute, Class of 2016
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