Jamie N. Class



Jamie N. Class is a partner and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. She advises clients in structuring, negotiating and closing debt financing transactions and restructurings. Jamie has more than 20 years’ experience representing US and global clients as issuers of and investors in debt instruments in a broad variety of debt financing and restructuring transactions.

Jamie is skilled at working with multiple parties to close syndicated secured and unsecured credit facilities, private placements and public offerings of securities, second lien notes, tender offers, exchange offers, consent solicitations, project finance transactions, tax exempt bond financings, acquisition financings, venture debt and convertible notes and mezzanine financings. Jamie represents clients in debt restructurings, out of court work-outs and the negotiation of intercreditor and subordination arrangements.

Jamie represents clients in a range of other commercial transactions, including derivatives transactions, receivables sales, commercial law matters, letters of credits and other credit support arrangements. She represents clients in securitizations, specialty finance and resale and restructurings of loan portfolios. Jamie has experience in lien and collateral matters, cross border pledge and acquisition financing transactions and complex debt matters. She also counsels clients on general corporate law matters.

Jamie works with clients in a range of industries, including financial services, real estate investment, life sciences, high tech, emerging energy technology, healthcare, retail and manufacturing.

Professional Memberships 

  • American Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association


  • Recognized, 2017–2018 editions of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for her banking & finance practice.


  • Harvard Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1991)
  • Hampshire College (B.A., 1985)


  • New York
  • Massachusetts