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For Immediate Release
Contact: Melinda M. Bascone
Director of Marketing
Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP


NEW YORK, NY (July 13, 2015) – Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP ( is pleased to announce that Steven Paul McSloy  has joined the firm as a partner in its Corporate Department effective July 13, 2015.  With over 25 years of experience, Mr. McSloy’s practice concentrates on corporate finance, including commercial lending, debt securities issuance, tax-exempt lending, workouts, joint ventures  and general corporate matters.  He is also one of the Nation’s leading experts on Native American Law and finance, and has been lead counsel in financing  hotels, casinos, retail outlets,  energy projects and municipal buildings  on tribal lands.  Mr. McSloy joins Carter Ledyard from Dentons New York office, where he was a partner.

“We are delighted to have Steve join our firm,” said Steve Glusband , member of the Executive Committee and chair of the Corporate  Department at Carter Ledyard.  ”Steve’s extensive corporate transaction  experience and proven track record in corporate finance enhances our firm’s core corporate practice  and adds depth and new capabilities to our existing capacities in representing lenders and borrowers.”

Steve McSloy has extensive experience representing investment banks,  commercial banks, developers and governments in all manner of financings, including Rule 144A debt issuances,  high yield bonds, syndicated credit agreements, asset-based lending, private placements, workouts and restructurings.   At the height of the financial crisis in 2009, Steve served as the Deputy Chief Liquidating Officer for Lehman Brothers Inc., working to return billions in assets to customers around the world.   Steve has been ranked in Band 1 in Chambers USA  since 2006 for Native American Law, and  since 2007 has  been ranked in Best Lawyers in America  as well.  He is an elected member of the International Masters of Gaming Law. 

Mr. McSloy  received his J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1988 and his B.A. magna cum laude from New York University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, in 1985.   He has served as the General Counsel of the Oneida Indian Nation of New York and its Turning Stone Casino and  as an Assistant Professor of Corporate Law at St. John’s University School of Law.  He is currently serving as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, where he lectures on Native American Law.  He is the author of numerous law review articles and  has written United States Supreme Court amicus briefs on tribal law matters, and frequently  lectures at conferences and seminars on Native American financing issues.   He began his legal career at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, where he worked for many years on all manner of financings, from steel plants to casinos and hotels to ships and aircraft.

 ”Joining  Carter Ledyard, with its strong reputation in the financial industry and highly regarded Corporate Department, was an easy  choice for me,” said Mr. McSloy. “I look forward to growing  the firm’s  corporate finance capacity.”

Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP (, established in 1854, has approximately 90 attorneys and has been headquartered on Wall Street since its founding. Carter Ledyard's general practice includes corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, broker-dealer, on-shore and off-shore hedge and other alternative investment funds, private equity, litigation, intellectual property, environmental, employment, media and technology, immigration, investment regulation, antitrust, art law, trusts and estates, maritime, ERISA, tax-exempt organizations, real estate, tax and bankruptcy. A significant part of the firm's practice involves representing overseas-based clients and their U.S. affiliates, financial institutions and other financial services providers, governmental entities and media and technology clients.

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