Gian-Michele (Mischi) advises public and private companies, private equity firms and banks and non-bank lenders in various financing and corporate transactions, including acquisition financing, secured and unsecured credit facilities, mezzanine and second lien financings, structured financings (including royalty and synthetic royalty transactions), restructuring and recapitalizations, convertible, high yield and investment grade bond offerings and a variety of capital markets transactions. In particular, Mischi has extensive experience in convertible debt (and related derivatives) as well as revenue interests and other structured financing transactions for life sciences companies.

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  • Georgetown University Law Center
    JD, cum laude, 1996

  • University of California, Los Angeles
    BA, Political Science
    cum laude and high departmental honors, 1993

Admissions & Credentials


New York

Rankings & Accolades

    Chambers USA: Capital Markets: Nationwide Convertible Debt (Band 1) (2021); Capital Markets: Debt & Equity – California & Nationwide (Western United States) (Band 3); Banking & Finance: Up & Coming – California (2015)