Orrick Adds Debt Finance Advisor in Washington, D.C.


  • Adam Ross joins the firm as a partner to advise borrowers, lenders and financial sponsors in the debt financing aspects of M&A, PE and VC transactions.
  • He is the 22nd partner Orrick has added in 2021 to build out a holistic offering for strategic transactions and day-to-day company matters.
  • Adam joins Orrick from Fried Frank.

Adam advises private equity sponsors, lenders and public and private companies. He brings significant experience, borrower and lender side, in acquisition financings, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations and restructurings.

“Deal activity, particularly in the technology and renewables sectors, has continued at a frenzied pace through 2021. Our M&A, Private Equity and Tech Companies teams are working on a strong pipeline of deals, with debt financing providing an important bridge to closing deals,” said Matthew Gemello, global leader of Orrick’s Corporate practice. “Adam is a rising star who deepens our debt-side bench with a set of stellar skills.”

“I am excited to join Orrick’s dynamic team,” said Adam. “Their holistic approach is exactly what companies and funds are looking for, and I look forward to being part of building this practice.”