Alex Grishman


Education and Clerkships

J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2006, cum laude; Order of the Coif 

A.B., History, Dartmouth College, 2001


New York


Alex Grishman, a partner in the firm's New York office, is a member of the firm’s Financial Transactions practice group. Alex focuses his practice on commercial and corporate finance transactions, including the representation of banks, financial institutions and private investment funds in margin loans, structured equity, asset-based, acquisition and restructuring transactions.

Alex provides extensive regulatory and transactional advice to leading-edge financial technology companies. Alex has worked with FinTech startups to navigate existing regulatory frameworks and develop first-of-their-kind financial products in the cryptocurrency space, including, secured lending, derivate products and interest-bearing account structures.

Over the past few years, Alex has also worked on a number of debtor-in-possession and bankruptcy exit facilities in the energy and energy services industry.

In addition, Alex advises start-ups in a variety of industries, including digital media and lifestyle brands, including canine chews, and clothing and apparel.

Prior to joining Haynes and Boone, Alex was an associate at Schulte, Roth and Zabel, LLP, 2006-2010. 

Professional Recognition

  • Selected for inclusion in New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2013-2017

Selected Client Representations

  • A commercial finance company in margin loan agreements in excess of $1.25 billion to hedge funds and insurance companies.
  • A commercial finance company in lending facilities in excess of $500 million to investment companies organized under the Investment Company Act of 1940 secured by the companies’ assets held in custodial accounts.
  • A domestic real estate company, as borrower, in a $585 million syndicated senior secured credit facility the proceeds of which were used to finance the acquisition of a mid-Atlantic REIT.
  • An in-store digital entertainment provider in the formation and capitalization of a joint venture with a global advertising sales leader, the proceeds of which were used to double the company’s footprint.
  • Represent lenders and borrowers in the workouts and restructuring of loans to prime brokers, Jones Act shipping companies, radio station groups, and manufacturing companies.

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