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Joshua Wechsler
Co-Head, Shipping Practice
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Joshua Wechsler, Co-Head of Fried Frank's Shipping Practice and a partner in the Capital Markets Practice, is a leading lawyer in the shipping finance space and regularly counsels market heavyweights in a wide variety of sophisticated financing transactions. Mr. Wechsler concentrates his practice in corporate finance and the US securities laws, representing issuers, underwriters and sponsors in a variety of financing transactions, including initial public offerings, private placements, high-yield debt offerings, cross-border financings and restructurings. Mr. Wechsler has represented an array of underwriters including Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Clarksons Platou, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, Jefferies, JP Morgan and Wells Fargo. In addition, he has acted for a number of issuers including, among others, Coach, Goldman Sachs BDC, Grupo Televisa, Humana, MasTec, Navios, Perry Ellis, Seritage and Viavi. Mr. Wechsler has worked on a number of cross-border transactions in Asia, Canada, Denmark, Europe, Mexico, Greece and Norway. Mr. Wechsler served as a staff attorney in the United States Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Corporation Finance from 1994 to 1997. Mr. Wechsler is consistently recognized by Legal 500 in categories including Capital Markets: Global Offerings, Capital Markets: Debt and Equity as well as Capital Markets: High Yield Offerings.