James M. Haigh
James M. Haigh

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Jamey regularly advises and assists clients in a variety of financing transactions and general corporate matters. His experience includes representing lenders and borrowers in loan transactions, advising buyers and sellers in mergers and acquisitions, representing issuers in private-label and co-branded credit card transactions, advising businesses on purchasing and fulfillment matters, and counseling secured parties on issues related to UCC Article 9. In addition, Jamey advises clients on entity formation, succession planning, and corporate governance matters.

In his loan transactions practice, Jamey has:

  • as administrative agent's counsel, negotiated and documented a $35 million credit facility to an international branding company;
  • as administrative agent's counsel, negotiated and documented a $100 million credit facility to a technology manufacturing company;
  • as borrower's counsel, negotiated on behalf of a wireless phone service provider a $120 million credit facility;
  • as borrower's counsel, negotiated loans totaling more than $50 million for a financer of technology and start-up companies;
  • represented various lenders in connection with the restructuring, forbearance, workout and sales of loans; and
  • presented at CLEs on topics related to structuring commercial loans and drafting loan documents.

In his corporate transactions practice, Jamey has:

  • represented a national supplier of building materials in acquisitions of various lumber, building material and component manufacturing and distribution businesses throughout the U.S.;
  • negotiated various purchasing and fulfillment contracts related to the build-out of a nationwide wireless broadband network; and
  • represented companies from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies in connection with purchasing and fulfillment contracts, including supply, marketing, warehousing and distribution agreements.

In his credit card transactions practice, Jamey has:

  • drafted and negotiated dozens of private label credit card agreements on behalf of one of the largest issuers of private label credit cards in the U.S.; and
  • represented two of the top five issuers of co-branded credit cards in the U.S. in connection with co-branded card agreements with partners in diverse sectors, including the retail, hospitality, social networking and airline industries.

Before moving to South Bend, Jamey was a partner in the Seattle office of a national full-service law firm. He was selected to "Washington Rising Stars" from 2005-2007 by Washington Law & Politics magazine. Jamey is admitted to practice in Indiana and Washington.

Jamey was born and raised outside of Seattle, Washington. He received his B.A. cum laude from the University of Notre Dame in 1996. Jamey graduated magna cum laude from Notre Dame Law School in 1999, where he served as Articles Editor of the Notre Dame Law Review.