Penny E. Zacharias

Penny is an accomplished lawyer with over 15 years of experience representing financial institutions in a broad range of lending transactions. 

Penny focuses her practice on debt financing and secured transactions, including origination of asset-based and acquisition financing, leveraged finance, mezzanine finance and other lending transactions. She also handles the structuring and documenting of large syndicated transactions. Secured lenders as well as companies in the security alarm, medical alert, and other industries with a recurring revenue model, rely on Penny’s vast experience.

Penny also advises domestic and international banking clients and investment firms in the areas of micro-finance and impact investing. She has particular experience with commodities financing.

Penny’s leadership roles include chairing the McGuireWoods Pittsburgh Women’s Leadership Forum as well as co-chairing the firm’s Women in Private Equity & Finance initiative.

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