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Chelsea advises clients across multiple industries on all facets of debt financing, with a strong focus on venture debt.
She has represented agents, lenders, and emerging startups in credit facilities aggregating in excess of $3 billion, over half a billion of which were strictly venture debt transactions. She also represents and advises borrowers in forbearances, loan restructuring, amendments, and modifications; as well as private equity sponsors in arranging secured and unsecured financing in connection with venture debt, acquisition financings, recapitalization, and working capital. She also represents public companies and secured and unsecured creditors’ committees in bankruptcy and out-of-court proceedings.
Prior to joining Lowenstein, Chelsea was associated with Cooley LLP, and she also served as outside general counsel for private software companies, startups, and late stage unicorns. For these clients, she has drafted corporate governance and company policies; managed intellectual property portfolios; handled litigation matters; negotiated vendor and real estate contracts; and advised on labor and employment matters, data privacy and security, due diligence review, social media, mobile device and website policies, and crowdfunding SEC guidelines.