Erin McCrady
PEOPLE

Erin McCrady

Partner
mccrady.erin@dorsey.com
Seattle P +1 (206) 903-8885 F +1 (406) 543-0863 Missoula P +1 (406) 329-5585 F +1 (406) 543-0863

Overview

ERIN REPRESENTS CLIENTS IN A VARIETY OF FINANCE TRANSACTIONS, INCLUDING PUBLIC AND PRIVATE OFFERINGS OF EQUITY AND DEBT SECURITIES, MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS AND RESTRUCTURING TRANSACTIONS.

Erin works with start-up, emerging growth, and publicly traded companies. She advises on a wide range of debt and equity financing matters, including friends & family, angel, venture capital, and other strategic finance transactions, as well as public offerings and other private placement transactions. She has extensive experience advising both domestic and foreign issuers and underwriters on public and private debt securities offerings, including high yield, investment grade, and convertible debt, and on tender offers, exchange offers, consent solicitations, and other debt restructuring transactions. In addition, Erin represents clients on mergers and acquisitions/dispositions (M&A), corporate governance matters, federal and state securities law compliance, and general corporate contract matters. Her experience spans a range of industries, including technology, healthcare, oil & gas, and mining.

Erin also represents state and local governments, conduit issuers, universities, economic development authorities, hospitals and other 501(c)(3) organizations, underwriters, banks, and financial institutions on public finance debt and leasing transactions, including public offerings and private placements and tax-exempt and taxable structures. In addition, she advises public finance clients with respect to securities laws, tax matters, and disclosure issues. 

Erin currently serves on Dorsey's Management Committee.

 

Education & Admissions

Syracuse University (J.D., 1999), summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, Syracuse Law Review

University of Washington (B.A., 1995)

Admissions

  • Washington
  • Montana
  • New York
  • California

Experience

Representative Matters

Recent Corporate Finance and M&A Matters:

  • Eldorado Gold Corporation offering of $500 million of high yield notes
  • IAMGOLD Corporation offering of $650 million of high yield notes
  • goeasy Ltd. offerings of high yield notes aggregating $1.025 billion
  • Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. offerings of high yield notes aggregating $1.5 billion
  • Lightstream Resources Ltd. offerings of high yield notes aggregating $1.5 billion
  • Trulieve Cannabis Corp. $350 million of senior secured notes
  • Best Buy Co., Inc.offering of $500 million of notes
  • Columbia Care Inc. offering of $185 million of senior secured first lien notes
  • Lithium Americas Corp. offering of $225 million of convertible notes
  • SSR Mining Inc. offering of $200 million of convertible notes
  • RightNow Technologies offering of $200 million of convertible notes
  • Canopy Growth Corporation offering of $500 million of convertible notes
  • First Majestic Silver Corp. offering of $230 million of convertible notes
  • Golden Star Resources Ltd. offering of $65 million of convertible notes
  • DIRTT Environmental Solutions Ltd. public offering of $42 million convertible debentures
  • Medipharm Labs Corp. offering of $37 million of convertible notes
  • Akerna Corp. offering of $20 million of convertible notes
  • Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc. offering of $50 million of convertible notes
  • Titan Medical Inc. offering of $23 million of units
  • Well Health Technologies Corp. offering of $65 million of convertible debentures
  • Inimmune Corp. Series A Preferred Stock financing
  • Quiq, Inc. Series C Preferred Stock financing
  • Heartland Financial USA Inc. offering of $50 million of common stock
  • Acquisition of Billings Pioneer Baseball Club (Billings Mustangs MLB Team)
  • Sale of Wisetail, Inc. to Alchemy Systems L.P.
  • Foundant Technologies strategic growth investment by L2 Capital Partners
  • Acquisition of multiple Jiffy Lube franchises by The Foster Group Inc.
  • Boart Longyear Ltd. 2021 debt restructuring

Recent Public Finance Matters:

  • Bond counsel and disclosure counsel to The Board of Regents of the State of Montana on multiple issuances of new money and refunding bonds for the University of Montana and Montana State University
  • Bond counsel to the Montana Facility Finance Authority on multiple hospital and health care debt financings, including St. Peter’s Hospital, Bozeman Health, Kalispell Regional Medical Center, Shodair Children’s Hospital, Community Medical Center, Community Hospital of Anaconda, Big Horn Hospital, Glendive Medical Center, Marcus Daly Memorial Hospital, Billings Clinic, Marias Medical Center, and St. Luke’s Hospital
  • Bond counsel to the numerous cities, counties, special districts, and economic development authorities on a wide variety of tax-exempt and taxable bond, leasing and other finance transactions, including general obligation bonds, revenue bonds, certificates of participation (COPs), airport and other private activity bonds, economic development projects, tax increment financing, and bank placements
  • Underwriters counsel on multiple hospital and health care financings, including Vail Valley Medical Center, Boulder Community Hospital, University of Colorado Hospital Authority, National Jewish Health, Children’s Hospital Colorado, and Benefis Health System

Industries & Practices

  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Canada Cross-Border Transactions
  • Cannabis
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Governance & Compliance
  • Development & Infrastructure
  • Emerging Companies
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Oil & Gas
  • Public Finance
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Technology

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers

Accolades

    Chambers 2022 

  • Named one of “America’s Leading Business Lawyers” by Chambers USA (Corporate/M&A), 2016-2023
Erin McCrady