Grace Minjeong Sur practices in the area of corporate law. Ms. Sur has experience with structured finance transactions; mergers and acquisitions deals for private equity clients; representing banks and borrowers regarding the tax aspects of domestic and cross-border leveraged finance transactions; structured note transactions; and international tax transactional and planning matters, including inbound and outbound tax planning, global reorganizations and restructurings.
Ms. Sur earned an LL.M. from Columbia Law School, where she was associate editor of the Journal of Tax Law. She also received a J.D. and a Certificate in Business and Public Policy from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law and the Wharton School, where she was senior writer for RegBlog, senior editor for the Journal of International Law and executive editor for East Asia Law Review. Ms. Sur is a magna cum laude graduate of Brown University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She is proficient in Korean.
- New York
- Columbia Law School, LL.M., 2012
- Associate Editor, Journal of Tax Law
- University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, J.D., 2011
- Senior Writer, RegBlog
- Senior Editor, Journal of International Law
- Executive Editor, East Asia Law Review
- Brown University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2006
- Phi Beta Kappa
- Duane Morris LLP
- Associate, 2022-present
- Mayer Brown LLP
- Associate, 2016-2021
- Credit Suisse AG, Zurich, Switzerland
- Global Client Tax Policy Counsel, 2015-2016
- Paul Hastings LLP
- Associate, 2013-2015
- Withers Bergman LLP
- Associate, 2012-2013
Represented Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE: AWI), an international designer and manufacturer of commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions, in obtaining $950 million in credit facilities ($500 million revolver and $450 million term loan).
Represented Metropolitan Commercial Bank in an acquisition mortgage and revolving financing in support of the purchase of the real estate and operational assets consisting of a 126-bed licensed skilled nursing facility, a 120-bed licensed skilled nursing facility, and a 56-bed licensed skilled nursing facility, all located in Florida, consisting of a term loan of up to $32.3 million, a revolving loan of $6 million, and a mezzanine loan of $3.2 million.
Represented Bankwell Bank in a term loan of $10.2 million, a capital expenditures loan of $2.6 million, and a $1.3 million revolving line of credit loan to the purchaser of a skilled nursing facility and assisted living facilities in Alabama.
Represented StoneMor Inc. (NYSE: STON), a leading owner and operator of cemeteries and funeral homes across the United States and Puerto Rico in obtaining a $45 million senior secured asset-based revolving credit facility from Signature Bank.
Advised on the purchase and eventual sale of a specialty chemical supplier by a middle market private equity firm.
Advised on the sale of a provider of technical services and solutions to the maritime industry by a middle market private equity firm.
Advised on purchase of a logistics management company and a coating additives manufacturer by a middle market private equity firm.
Supported the deal team in connection with the initial public offering of Altice USA.