James F. Ritter has joined the Washington, DC office of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP in the firm's Corporate practice group. Mr. Ritter was previously a partner with Latham & Watkins in Washington, DC.
Mr. Ritter has extensive experience in negotiating a wide variety of financing arrangements, including senior secured loans (both asset-based and cash flow loans) and mezzanine and other subordinated debt, high yield securities, working capital facilities, international and U.S. domestic power and other infrastructure project financings, equipment leasing and other vendor finance transactions, letters of credit, derivatives contracts, and equity investments. He represents businesses seeking and providing access to capital in a number of industries, with particularly extensive experience in the aerospace, defense, communications, health care and energy industries.
"I am thrilled to join Sheppard Mullin. The strength and breadth of the firm's Corporate practice group is very impressive, as is Sheppard Mullin's successful growth and expansion in recent years," Mr. Ritter commented.