Peter Carson

Professional Biography

Peter Carson is a partner in the Finance & Bankruptcy Practice Group in the firm's San Francisco office.

Areas of Practice

Peter's practice is focused on representing U.S. and foreign banks, commercial finance lenders, debt funds, and other institutional lenders. Peter represents these clients in all aspects of complex secured and unsecured debt financings, including acquisition, senior syndicated, asset-based, mezzanine, second lien, bridge, debtor-in possession, credit enhancement, private placement, leveraged lease and other financings, recapitalizations, and restructurings across a range of industries, such as healthcare, technology, retail, transportation and distribution, media and telecommunications, ski resorts, sport franchises, food and beverage, agriculture, and forest products.

In addition, Peter devotes a substantial portion of his practice to representing buyers, sellers and private equity deal sponsors in various types of merger and acquisition transactions (including mergers involving nonprofits) and to advising institutional lenders, private equity and company clients on Uniform Commercial Code and other commercial law issues.

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Sheppard, Mullin, Richter, & Hampton LLP has been named a Go-To Thought Leader for their ongoing coverage of COVID-19 PPP (Payroll Protection Program) loan forgiveness requirements and rules. As the pandemic has changed how companies operate, the U.S. Small Business Administration has published a series of Interim Final Rules that affect loan forgiveness requirements, review procedures, and more. Authors Nirav Bhatt, Bijal N. Vira, and Peter Carson have tirelessly covered the ever-shifting status quo of PPP loans, providing clarity on the more nebulous and confusing elements of coronavirus relief.


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