Andrew F. Fowler has acted as deal counsel on capital markets and other corporate transactions aggregating well over $100 billion. Andrew represents US and international issuers and financial institutions in a wide variety of public and private capital markets offerings, and general corporate governance and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) reporting issues. He has extensive experience with aviation finance matters and has represented lessors and underwriters in numerous aircraft portfolio securitizations, equity offerings and related structured financings. His experience includes structuring and leading offerings of straight, high-yield and convertible debt, initial public offerings (IPOs), secondary equity offerings, pre-IPO and venture financings, Regulation D offerings, exchange offers, and other public and private equity and debt offerings. He also represents issuers and investment banks on infrastructure project financings and other complex structured and secured debt issues.
Andrew handles finance and securities aspects of bankruptcies, in- and out-of-court corporate restructurings and distressed debt financing workouts. He routinely advises US and international clients with respect to corporate governance, liability management, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, SEC periodic reporting, issues under the Investment Company Act of 1940, and other securities law and corporate matters.
Andrew acted as long-term pro bono counsel to a consortium including the Red Cross, United Jewish Appeal (UJA) Federation and Catholic Charities, among others, as they coordinated efforts to help those affected by the September 11 attacks. He also has experience with charter school formation and the legal issues faced by colleges and other educational institutions.
Prior to joining Hughes Hubbard & Reed, Andrew spent the bulk of his career affiliated with Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP.
Recommended by The Legal 500 United States in Finance, Asset Finance and Leasing, 2017
Securities and Capital Markets
Corporate and Corporate Governance
Corporate Reorganization and Bankruptcy
Mergers and Acquisitions