Profiles of Lexis Practice Advisor Journal™ Advisory Board Members Glen Lim & Kristin Wigness

Posted on 06-07-2017

Glen Lim Partner: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

GLEN LIM IS A PARTNER IN KATTEN’S Commercial Finance group. His principal focus is the representation of banks and other financial institutions as lenders and strategic investors, buyout funds and corporations as borrowers in connection with domestic and international financings. His areas of expertise include financings of mergers and acquisitions, debtorin- possession and exit financings, first and second lien financings, and working capital and asset-based financings. Glen has successfully represented a crosssection of leading global alternative asset managers, investment management firms, private equity firms, and specialty finance companies in connection with a variety of acquisition and commercial financing deals. Glen received his J.D. from New York University School of Law and his B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles. He is licensed to practice law in California and New York.

Kristin C. Wigness: First Vice President and Associate General Counsel, Israel Discount Bank of New York

KRISTIN C. WIGNESS, FIRST VICE President and Associate General Counsel at Israel Discount Bank of New York, concentrates on secured and unsecured lending transactions, debt restructurings, loan workouts, debtor-in-possession financing, and creditors’ rights and insolvency. Prior to joining IDB, Kristin was a partner at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP in New York. At IDB, Kristin oversees all lending related matters for the bank, including loan originations and workouts. Prior to joining IDB, Kristin represented numerous agents and lenders in loan originations, loan workouts and debtor-in-possession financings, including in the Chapter 11 cases of United Airlines, Tower Automotive, American Commercial Lines, Mariner Post-Acute Network, Polaroid Corporation, Burlington Industries, Guilford Mills, and Sea Island Company. He also represented various sellers and buyers of assets through bankruptcy, debtors, licensors and creditors, and assisted mortgage lenders in connection with sales of mortgage pools and in restructuring financing transactions of mortgage portfolios. Kristin is a frequent speaker at seminars and universities. He is licensed to practice in New York and New Jersey. Kristin received his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association and American Bar Association.