Milbank LLP partner Alexandra Johnson
created the firm’s innovative training program for junior transactional lawyers, Deals@Milbank. In this new podcast episode, Training Transactional Lawyers in New Ways: “What’s the Deal with That?”
, she sits down with host Allan Marks
to talk about lessons learned teaching drafting, negotiating, creativity, collaboration and commercial judgment to new lawyers. Sometimes teachers learn from their students, too, in pleasantly surprising ways.
About the Speakers Alexandra Johnson
is a partner in the New York office of Milbank and Practice Group Leader of the firm’s Transportation and Space Group. She regularly represents underwriters, issuers, lenders, lessors, borrowers, credit insurers and equity and debt investors. She has worked on some of the most complex and innovative financings involving aircraft, including many that have been recognized by industry publications as “Deals of the Year.” Alexandra helped lead the creation and implementation of, and is the lead instructor for, the Deals@Milbank Transactional Drafting Series for junior associates at Milbank.
Podcast host Allan Marks
is one of the world's leading project finance lawyers. He advises developers, investors, lenders, and underwriters around the world in the development and financing of complex energy and infrastructure projects, as well as related acquisitions, restructurings and capital markets transactions. Many of his transactions relate to ESG and sustainability, innovative clean technologies, and sophisticated contractual risk allocation. Allan serves as an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley at the Law School and previously at the Haas School of Business.