Rachelle M Navarro Senior Associate, White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance
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Rachelle Navarro represents financial institutions, corporations and individuals in white collar criminal defense, internal investigations and litigation.
Rachelle focuses her practice on internal investigations, government investigations and litigation matters. She has experience representing clients in AML, sanctions and tax evasion matters, and has defended clients in front of the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc., and the Federal Trade Commission.
Rachelle is also an experienced trial lawyer and has represented clients in three criminal trials, resulting in an acquittal of the top charge in each trial.
London; New York
London; New York
Sushila Nayak is a member of the firm’s Banking & Finance Group, based in London. Dual-qualified in New York and England and Wales, Sushila works with financial institutions, public and privately owned companies, asset managers and alternative lenders on complex, multidisciplinary financings.
She has a broad range of experience in debt financing transactions, including corporate finance, structured finance and project finance. She represents issuers, arrangers and collateral managers in connection with the issuance and restructuring of various structured finance products, derivatives transactions and debt offerings in Europe and the United States.
Sushila also provides counsel to several technology companies on trade finance matters, including receivables financing arrangements, vendor financing, and supply chain financing. Active in pro bono work, she leads the London office’s pro bono efforts.
Matthew's practice specializes in energy, transport and infrastructure projects, particularly alternative delivery projects (public-private partnerships (PPP/P3) and design-build (DB). Prior to practicing law, Matthew worked as a hedge fund analyst and chief of staff in New York State government.
Matthew's prior experience in finance and government enhances his ability to deliver legal advice through a commercial lens for private and public sector clients. Matthew has advised clients across a full spectrum of energy and infrastructure assets, including telecoms, rail, highways, airport, intermodal transit, combined heat and power, social infrastructure, and waste to energy. Matthew has also advised several key state and local governments on the sufficiency of their laws to produce P3 projects in their jurisdictions.
Kelly D. Newsome is a Senior Associate in the White Collar, Investigations, Securities Litigation & Compliance group.
Kelly advises individuals and corporations in white collar criminal and regulatory matters across the globe with a focus on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other anti-corruption laws and regulations.
Kelly frequently advises clients on a wide range of anti-corruption compliance matters, including internal investigations, U.S. and foreign government investigations, M&A and joint venture due diligence, government-imposed monitorships, and risk assessments.
An active member of Orrick's Africa practice, Kelly also works on a variety of legal matters across several African jurisdictions in the areas of anti-corruption, extractive industry transparency, illegal detention, and transitional justice.
Prior to joining Orrick, Kelly was an associate at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP where her practice also included complex commercial and securities litigation matters. Prior to her legal career, Kelly was a fundraising and management consultant for faith-based and nonprofit organizations.
As a former programmer and financial data analytics developer, Weimin blends her technical background, computer science degree and language skills to provide insight and develop litigation strategies on a range of intellectual property matters involving cutting edge technology.
One of the unique aspects of Weimin's background stems from her technical experience across multiple industries, including semiconductor, financial services, consumer products and automotive. During that time, she provided leadership for implementing enterprise level data warehouse platform and offered the ability to collaborate with business stakeholders. Now as an IP litigator, she uses those skills in analyzing various issues surrounding patent and trademark disputes.
Weimin's representative matters include:
Weimin has also been active in pro bono practice, representing clients in immigration and criminal expungement matters.
Paolo R. Olavario is an associate in Orrick's New York Office and practices in the Structured Finance group.
Paolo represents issuers, underwriters, loan sellers and loan purchasers in public and private securitizations, with a particular focus on commercial mortgage-backed securities. He has worked on conduit programs and single asset / single borrower transactions. He also has experience representing underwriters in connection with residential mortgage-backed securities offerings and asset-backed securities offerings, including auto loans.
Bola Oloko is a structured finance lawyer based in Orrick’s New York
office, focused on the financing, acquisition and disposition, and
securitization of financial assets. He has a particular emphasis on
commercial mortgage loans and commercial mortgage-backed securities
Bola has extensive experience representing leading financial services firms and other institutions, acting as counsel to issuers, underwriters, and other capital markets participants in a wide range of transactions.
Bola’s experience also includes advising clients in multi-lender CRE transactions (including pari-passu and A/B loan arrangements), secondary loan trading transactions (LSTA and non-LSTA), ISDA derivatives transactions, and securitization litigation and disputes, including loan repurchase claims and derivatives-related disputes.
Prior to joining Orrick, Bola was of counsel at Winston & Strawn, where his practice was focused on real estate capital markets and structured finance/securitization.
Asami Ono is an associate in the New York office and a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Group.
Her practice focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, international joint ventures, and advising on corporate governance matters.
Prior to joining Orrick, Asami spent over seven years working at the Legal Division at Panasonic Corporation, where she focused on various aspects of antitrust/competition law, including government investigation, complex litigation, and compliance. She also worked as an extern at the Federal Trade Commission during law school.
Damon C. Pace, a senior counsel in the New York office, is a member of the Public Finance Department.
He has practiced in the area of public finance for more than 15 years, serving as bond counsel, underwriters’ counsel and borrower counsel in various revenue bond financings, including those related to public power, sewer and storm water, tobacco, higher education, student loans, hospitals and multi-family and single-family housing. He is also bond counsel to various issuers relating to their commercial paper programs.
Richard Paladino, an associate in the New York office, is a member of the Structured Finance Group. Richard represents a variety of market participants, including sponsors, issuers and underwriters, in public and private offerings of commercial mortgage-backed securities.
Richard represents a variety of market participants, including sponsors, issuers and underwriters, in public and private offerings of commercial mortgage-backed securities.
Vince Paparo is a versatile lawyer with broad experience in a wide range of domestic and cross-border financings and restructurings.
The core of Vince’s practice is debt financings, with an emphasis on senior secured, second lien, unitranche, mezzanine and subordinated loans. Both lenders and corporate borrowers have turned to him on a wide array of lending transactions including syndicated transactions, acquisition finance, recapitalizations, and specialty financings. His clients include financial institutions, investment banks, investment funds, private equity funds, distressed debt investors and alternative credit providers. Vince also has extensive experience with sovereign debt restructurings, particularly in Latin America.