Anna Dodson structures and negotiates debt finance transactions. She is a partner in Goodwin’s Private Equity Group and a member of its Debt Finance and Financial Restructuring Practices.

Ms. Dodson advises sponsors, borrowers and lenders in debt financings up and down the capital structure and in a variety of transactions, including leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, restructurings, and structured financings. She also advises credit, debt and opportunity funds and other non-bank lenders in structuring and executing their leverage and liquidity strategies, including bank lines, notes offerings, warehouse facilities and securitizations. Ms. Dodson has significant workout experience, including advising banks and non-bank finance companies in out-of-court restructurings. She advises distressed and special situation lenders, as well as sellers of and investors in distressed financial assets.

Ms. Dodson serves on Goodwin’s Opinion Committee and Attorney Review Committee and has served on its Boston Hiring Committee. She is the founder of the firm’s Neighborhood Business Initiative, a firm project that provides pro bono legal services to low income businesses in Boston and New York. She has been honored for her pro bono and civic work, including receiving the John Adams and John Quincy Adams Pro Bono Publico Award by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. Ms. Dodson is recognized in Chambers USA.

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Acquisition Finance
  • $775 million senior secured credit facility, incurred GTT Communications in connection with its acquisition of Hibernia Networks
  • $182 million credit facility in connection with the leveraged acquisition of a portfolio of over 500 commercial real estate loans
  • $213 million senior secured credit facility in connection with the leveraged acquisition of addiction treatment centers
  • $265.5 million first lien credit facility and $80 million second lien term loan in connection with the leveraged acquisition of, and add-on financings for, a home healthcare company
  • $150 million senior secured credit facility in connection with the leveraged acquisition of a legal billing and case management software company
  • $51.9 million first lien credit facility and $23.5 million second lien term loan in connection with a portfolio company’s dividend recapitalization
  • $54.5 million senior secured credit facility in connection with the leveraged acquisition of a playground equipment company
Corporate Debt Finance
  • TripAdvisor in its $1.2 billion unsecured revolving credit facility
  • Neos Therapeutics in its $60 term loan and approximately $6.5 million 12.95% convertible notes
  • A teleradiology company in securing $85 million in senior secured debt financing
  • A generic pharmaceutical company in its $50 million asset-based revolving credit facility
Financial Restructuring
  • A healthcare device company in its out-of-court restructuring and sale
  • A life science diagnostics company in restructuring its structured
  • A public company retailer of women’s fashion on debt matters in its ABL facility, rescue financing and out-of-court restructuring
  • The DIP lender and successful bidder in the section 363 sale for Grubb & Ellis, one of the nation’s largest real estate brokerage firms
  • A credit strategy hedge fund in its out-of-court restructuring and liquidation
  • A troubled cooperative bank in the restructuring of more than $500 million of its debt
Professional Activities

Ms. Dodson is a member of the American, Boston and New York State Bar Associations.

Recognition

Ms. Dodson is a recipient of the 2004 John Adams and John Quincy Adams Pro Bono Publico Award – given by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court – for providing volunteer legal services to poor and disadvantaged citizens in Massachusetts. She is a recipient of the 2004 Robert B. Fraser Pro Bono Award, given annually by Goodwin. In 2008, Ms. Dodson was selected for the inaugural class of “Women of Justice” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly in participation with the Women’s Bar Association and the Massachusetts Association of Women Lawyers. Ms. Dodson was an honoree in Pro Bono in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s “Excellence in Law” in 2013.

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J.D.
Duke University School of Law
M.A.L.D.
The Fletcher School
B.A.
Wellesley College

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New York
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