Carolyn Frederick


Carolyn Frederick

Carolyn Frederick



Practice Emphasis:

Business Law
Commercial Transactions
Corporate Finance


Carolyn’s practice is focused on business and contract matters ranging from a company’s formation and initial capitalization to its subsequent restructuring through acquisitions, divestitures, reorganizations and liquidations.

Carolyn frequently represents companies in the structuring, negotiating and documenting of domestic and cross-border transactions, including asset based loans, commercial leases, supply and distribution agreements and other credit transactions.  She has particular expertise in perfection, indemnification, performance and warranty issues.  Carolyn also routinely advises sponsors seeking to raise capital through a combination of debt and private equity offerings in connection with commercial real estate development and other business capital needs.

Carolyn also has extensive experience counseling borrowers and lenders in the restructuring of underperforming loans and investors acquiring distressed assets and distressed debt.  Carolyn regularly advises creditors and other significant parties in bankruptcies and insolvency-related litigation.  She has successfully represented creditors seeking relief from the automatic stay, contesting cash collateral, litigating DIP financing issues, objecting to chapter 11 plans and asset sales and defending avoidance actions.

When not practicing law, Carolyn can be found on the tennis court or hiking with her husband and son.



J.D., University of Illinois College of Law, cum laude, 2008
B.A., University of Pennsylvania, with honors, 2003




New York, 2009

United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

United States District Court for the Western District of Washington