KATHLEEN D. ROTHMAN

Partner
Corporate

EXPERIENCE:

Kathleen Rothman is a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where her practice focuses on corporate finance and corporate law and governance. She specializes in debt financing transactions, including secured and unsecured loans, bridge loans, debt restructurings, and debt offerings, and has extensive experience representing borrowers in connection with credit facilities. Kathleen also has represented issuers and underwriters in 144A private placements of convertible debt securities, issuers in offerings of high-yield debt securities, and issuers and underwriters in common stock offerings. In addition, her experience includes debt tender offers and consent solicitations, as well as debt due diligence and related matters in connection with mergers and acquisitions.

Kathleen currently serves as a member of the firm's Opinion Advisory Committee and previously served as a co-chair of its Hiring Committee.

SELECT TRANSACTIONS:
  • Sanmina-SCI Corporation - $500 million secured credit facility
  • Sanmina-SCI Corporation - $300 million asset-backed credit facility
  • Trimble Navigation Limited - $1.1 billion credit facility
  • Microchip Technology Limited - $750 million credit facility
  • Netflix, Inc. - $100 million credit facility
  • Palm, Inc. - $430 million credit facility
  • Credit Suisse - Multiple common stock offerings by Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Netflix, Inc. - $200 million common stock offering
  • Netflix, Inc. - $200 million senior note offering
  • Sanmina-SCI Corporation - $500 million senior note offering
  • Sanmina-SCI Corporation - $600 million senior note offering
EDUCATION:
  • J.D., Case Western Reserve University, 1994
    Summa Cum Laude, Order of the Coif
  • B.S., Business Economics, Miami University, 1991
    Magna Cum Laude
ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
  • Member, State Bar of California Uniform Commercial Code Committee (2005-2006)
ADMISSIONS:
  • State Bar of California