Bloomberg Law
Sept. 2, 2021, 8:45 AM

They’ve Got Next: Banking & Finance Fresh Face Andrea Hwang

Lydia Beyoud
Lydia Beyoud
Corporate Governance Reporter

Andrea Hwang only had a few months to adjust as a partner at Ropes & Gray’s finance practice before the Covid-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on her clients’ complex financing deals.

The corporate finance lawyer, who works closely with private equity firm clients and their portfolio companies, joined the firm as a partner in October 2019.

Covid’s early economic impacts just as she was settling in caused deals to shift dramatically amid debt market difficulties. “It was nerve-racking to be at a new firm at a time of such uncertainty,” Hwang said.

Many portfolio companies were having financing issues due to ...

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