Seward & Kissel
"Michael Timpone is a pragmatic lawyer who gives good guidance promptly and very quickly understands the commercial perspective of his clients." -Chambers USA 2016 (client quote)
Michael Timpone is a partner in the Corporate Finance Group at Seward & Kissel. He devotes most of his time to the representation of U.S. and non-U.S. banks and other institutional lenders in connection with secured loans and other financing transactions, as well as corporations and other business entities as borrowers in these transactions. He is a member of the Firm's Transportation Finance Group, a cross section of attorneys within the Firm from the Corporate Finance, Corporate Securities, Litigation and Tax Departments with expertise on matters of interest to clients in the transportation industry. Mr. Timpone is also part of the Firm's Business Transactions Group. In such capacities, Mr. Timpone has worked on matters ranging from the formation of joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, asset finance transactions, registered and unregistered securities transactions, to restructurings.
Mike currently serves as the Chair of the Marine Financing Committee for the Maritime Law Association of the United States. Mr. Timpone is also a Member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the American Bar Association and the Maritime Law Association of the United States. He is recognized by Chambers USA and Chambers Global in Transportation: Shipping: Finance, as well as by New York Super Lawyer.
Mr. Timpone received a B.A. with honors, from Rutgers College and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.