• Cornell University, B.S. (2004) cum laude
  • New York Law School, J.D. (2007) summa cum laude


  • New Jersey
  • New York

Kevin Rubinstein


Kevin Rubinstein is a partner in the New York office of Crowell & Moring. He regularly represents investment banks, private equity funds, hedge funds, and other financial institutions in connection with a variety of direct lending transactions, as well as investments in syndicated loans in the secondary market. Kevin has experience representing both borrowers and lenders in a broad range of debt financings, including senior secured, first and second lien, unsecured, subordinated, and acquisition financings.

He advises clients on all aspects of the structuring, negotiation, and documentation of financing transactions, from the initial commitment or engagement to the closing of the transaction and perfection of security interests. He is involved in all stages of the transaction lifecycle, including refinancing and restructurings.

Kevin routinely represents fund clients in an array of financing transactions including capital call facilities, NAV facilities, management fee credit lines, and portfolio-level financings. He also advises hedge funds and litigation finance firms in connection with commercial litigation funding to law firms and plaintiffs.

Prior to joining the firm, he was a partner with Kibbe & Orbe LLP.

Representative Matters

  • Represented a commercial bank in connection with senior secured revolving credit facility to finance risk retention securities of a student loan originator.
  • Represented a global investment bank in connection with multiple ABL facilities to hedge funds secured by consumer marketplace loans.
  • Represented a global investment bank in connection with structured loans to hedge funds secured by distressed bank loans and related secured swaps.
  • Represented a global investment bank in connection with multiple credit facilities secured by solar renewable energy credits.
  • Represented a credit fund in connection with delayed-draw term loan facility used to fund ongoing obligations under a pool of leveraged loans and secured by the underlying loan portfolio.
  • Represented a private equity fund and small business investment fund in connection with numerous senior secured, mezzanine, and subordinated facilities to finance the acquisition and operation of multi-unit franchised businesses throughout the United States.
  • Represented a private fund in connection with the formation of a real estate joint venture and financing of ongoing debt and equity investments in distressed commercial real estate properties.
  • Represented a hedge fund in connection with a cross-border convertible notes financing provided to Pint Pharma Latin American pharmaceutical distributor.
  • Represented a major nonprofit health insurer in connection with its entry into a senior secured delayed draw term loan facility in an amount up to $75 million to finance construction of a medical clinic.
  • Represented Macquarie Bank Limited in connection with a senior secured delayed draw term loan facility provided to a subsidiary of CIG Wireless Corp. in an amount up to $150 million to finance the ongoing acquisition of communications towers and related assets.


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