Carolyn Andretti is a business and transaction lawyer with notable experience in matters of corporate finance. She represents early-stage to middle-market companies, franchisees, nonprofit entities, insurance companies and financing sources of various types in various industries on a myriad of matters. She is particularly adept at structuring and negotiating large, multi-bank, multi-stack commercial financing transactions, commonly related to an underlying acquisition transaction. Her experience spans senior-secured, mezzanine and private equity transactions; business acquisitions and dispositions; commercial real estate financing transactions; and commercial leases.
Carolyn advises business owners on choice of entity, ownership structure and other general corporate matters. She has opined as to the existence of insurance coverage for complex claims. She has experience in areas of special regulation, such as alcoholic beverage, federal student loan and insurance laws, and has served as general counsel to a family office, eco-friendly furniture manufacturing company and national restaurant chain franchisee.
Prior to her law career, Carolyn was a vice president in the banking industry, where her focus was structuring and restructuring credit facilities for energy industry participants.