Amy R. Shapiro is a partner based in the New York office.
Ms. Shapiro's practice focuses on corporate and financial transactions, with a particular emphasis on representation of private equity clients and their portfolio companies in financing matters. She also specializes in Latin American matters.
Ms. Shapiro has been recognized by The Legal 500 Latin America
for her banking and finance experience.
Ms. Shapiro recently represented ACON Investments and TPG Capital in the financing of their acquisition of the downstream assets comprising Northern Tier Energy from Marathon Oil and Neiman Marcus in its recent refinancing transactions. She regularly represents Deutsche Bank in financings in Latin America, including in an export prepayment loan facility for Marfrig Alimentos, Latin America's second-largest beef producer, and in its loans to Angélica Agroenergia, a Brazilian sugar and ethanol producer. Most recently, Ms. Shapiro advised Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua in the sale of its interest in Sociedad Boliviana de Cemento to Consorcio Cemetero del Sur. She had previously represented Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua in its $740 million restructuring, and her other significant restructuring experience includes the landmark restructuring of Aracruz Celulose, and the recapitalization of Doral Financial, a Puerto Rico-based bank.
Ms. Shapiro joined the firm in 2003 and became a partner in 2012. She received a J.D. degree, cum laude
, from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2003 and an undergraduate degree, cum laude
, from Yale College in 1999.
Ms. Shapiro is a member of the Bar of New York.