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Nicholas James

Counsel

njames@crowell.com
Phone: +1 202.624.2959
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Nicholas James is a counsel in Crowell & Moring's Washington, D.C. office and is a member of the firm's Corporate Group. Nick's practice focuses on commercial financing, project financing, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and complex commercial agreements (including outsourcing agreements and service agreements). Nick has experience with transactions in a wide-variety of industries, including health care, financial services, energy, and government contracts.

Prior to joining Crowell & Moring, Nick worked for a large international law firm in New York where he practiced corporate law focusing on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate governance, as well as bankruptcy and insolvency law.

Representative Matters:

  • Represented Perspecta Inc. in connection with $250 million acquisition of end-to-end managed services and IT solutions provider.
  • Represented Mycronic AB in acquisitions of equipment manufacturers for electronics assembly.
  • Represented NRG Yield, Inc. in acquisitions of 1,355MW of gas, wind, and solar generating facilities from NRG Energy Inc. for an aggregate of $829 million in cash plus assumed project debt of $1.4 billion.
  • Represented an independent power developer in a $380 million commercial bank financing of a portfolio of operating and construction-stage gas fired generating facilities.
  • Represented managed care companies, including Aetna, Cigna, and Health Net in structuring and negotiating pharmacy benefit management agreements. 
  • Represented Kaman Corporation in connection with the establishment of $0.5 billion Secured Credit Facilities.
  • Represented Signature Group Holdings, Inc. in connection with a $305 million senior secured note used to finance Signature's acquisition of the world's largest independent aluminum recycler.
  • Represented InfuSystem Holdings Inc. in connection with the refinancing of its $50M credit facility.
  • Represented BAE Systems in its sale of its commercial armored vehicle business unit.
  • Represented NYSE Amex-listed semiconductor and component manufacturer in $2 million tender offer.
  • Represented international car rental company in acquisition of assets of New York-based car sharing company.
  • Represented private equity firm in acquisition of network of dermatology centers.
  • Represented large shareholder in assuming control of board of directors of NYSE Amex-listed medical parts manufacturer.

Nick received a B.A. in history from Tulane University in 2003. He earned his J.D. from the Fordham University School of Law in 2007, where he was a member of the Urban Law Journal.

Education

  • Tulane University, B.A. history (2003)
  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D. (2007)

Affiliations

Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, New York

Memberships

American Bar Association

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"Federal Reserve Main Street Lending Program Now Fully Operational and Accepting Applications," Corporate Alert (July 7, 2020). Contacts: Scott Lessne, James G. Flood, Manuela Siragy, Nicholas James
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Seek to Aid Smaller Businesses by Revising Loan Terms of Main Street Lending Program," Corporate Alert (June 10, 2020). Contacts: Scott Lessne, James G. Flood, Manuela Siragy, Nicholas James
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Main Street Lending Program: Revised Guidance for Borrowers and Lenders and New Operational Documents Published by Federal Reserve," Corporate Alert (June 1, 2020). Contacts: Scott Lessne, James G. Flood, Manuela Siragy, Nicholas James
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Federal Reserve Announces Expansion of Main Street Lending Program," Corporate Alert (May 1, 2020). Contacts: Scott Lessne, James G. Flood, Manuela Siragy, Nicholas James
Client Alert / Newsletter
"New York Fed Releases Frequently Asked Questions on the Primary Market and Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facilities," Corporate Alert (April 20, 2020). Contacts: James G. Flood, Scott Lessne, Nicholas James, Manuela Siragy
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Federal Reserve Board Enhances COVID-19 Stimulus Package for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses by Creating a Main Street Lending Program," Corporate Alert (April 10, 2020). Contacts: Scott Lessne, James G. Flood, Nicholas James
Client Alert / Newsletter
"NY Federal Reserve Bank Issues Commercial Paper Funding Facility Guidance as Part of COVID-19 Stimulus Package," Corporate Alert (April 7, 2020). Contacts: Scott Lessne, Nicholas James
Client Alert / Newsletter
DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Assists Clearway Energy, Inc. in the Repowering of Two Wind Energy Projects (Jun.27.2019)
Firm News / Announcement
DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Client NRG Yield, Inc. Enters into Agreements to Acquire Gas-Fired and Solar-Generating Facilities from NRG Energy, Inc. (Feb.07.2018)
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DEAL NOTE: Crowell & Moring Client NRG Yield, Inc. Acquires 38 MW Solar Portfolio from NRG Energy, Inc. (Nov.17.2017)
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