Julien Dumont is an associate in the firm’s Commercial Finance practice group. He works with lenders to negotiate, structure, and close syndicated and single-lender commercial finance transactions. Julien prioritizes finding solutions to legal issues that are in-line with his clients' business needs.
Julien’s clients include regional, national, and international financial institutions, including banks and other commercial lending entities. Julien has documented credit facilities for a wide range of borrowers, including multinational corporations and subsidiaries of publicly traded international entities, manufacturers, and franchisees.
- Developed a franchise loan program for a regional bank. The firm assisted the bank in establishing underwriting criteria, prepared form loan documents and closed more than 50 loan transactions exceeding $100 million in the aggregate.
- Represented Bank of America, N.A., as agent, in connection with chapter 11 bankruptcy cases of Beaulieu Group, LLC, and its affiliates in the carpet manufacturing business. Representation involved the documentation and court approval of a $70 million debtor-in-possession asset based lending facility to support a marketing and sale process under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code, resulting in the sale of the company as a going concern and payment of all secured claims in full.
- Represented a regional bank providing a stand-alone $80 million receivables purchase facility to publicly-traded electronics equipment manufacturer and services provider, and further expansion and upsizing of such facility in connection with the refinancing of the company's senior secured credit facility.
- Represented a non-bank specialty healthcare lender in senior secured ABL credit facility to provider of products for joint replacement, including hip and knee implants and robotic-assisted technology platform. The transaction involved extensive collaboration with Parker Hudson’s Healthcare practice group in assessing regulatory issues applicable to medical device manufacturers and extensive negotiations of an intercreditor agreement with the term lender.
- Counseled a regional bank, as lender, in a senior secured credit facility to a manufacturing company, allowing the borrower to complete a significant corporate restructuring, add an equipment term loan with another lender, and conduct a sale-leaseback of its primary operating facility.
- Represented a bank, as agent for a syndicate of lenders, in providing a senior secured cash flow revolving credit facility to a consumer products manufacturer with international operations and distribution. This transaction featured cross-border revolving credit facilities with U.S. and Hong Kong asset pools.
- Represented a regional bank in connection with a senior secured asset based lending facility to a sponsor owned parts manufacturer. This transaction involved negotiation of a first lien/second lien intercreditor arrangement.
- Represented a regional bank in a $6.5 million senior secured asset based lending facility to legal services company.
- Represented a bank, as the sole lender, in providing a senior secured asset-based revolving credit facility to a sponsor-backed U.S. based parking solutions business. The transaction also entailed the integration and synchronization of the new working capital facility with an existing term loan facility and the negotiation of a complex intercreditor arrangement with the term lenders.
- Co-Author, "Johnny Came to College to get an Education – He Found Romance Anyway," 41 #3 The National Social Science Perspectives Journal 71 (2009).
- Financial Services
- Commercial Finance
- Wake Forest University School of Law (J.D., 2015)
- Bryant University (B.A., summa cum laude, 2012)
- Volunteer Attorney, Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta
- Member, Atlanta Regional Commission's 2017 Global Advisory Panel