Truman's practice is focused in the areas of cross-border asset financing, banking, structured finance and insolvency. He has represented lessees, lenders, developers, owners, underwriters and equity investors in infrastructure transactions. He also represents developers and investment banks in transactions involving alternate energy sources, such as solar and renewable natural gas facilities. In addition, Truman has represented major banks, domestic and foreign corporations, investment banks, and domestic and foreign lenders in a broad spectrum of financial transactions. He is working with international bar groups to create a common understanding of legal issues, and the resolution thereof, in cross-border financings.

Representative Client Work

  • Working with government officials in the Ukraine on the financing of post-war facilities
  • Representing a Colombian communications provider in a debt restructuring
  • Represented the Slovak Republic in an airport privatization
  • Represented a technology company in various corporate matters
  • Represented a French bank in the acquisition of a subsidiary from PwC
  • Represented a public company in a series of 11 acquisitions
  • Represented a public company in a hostile take-over
  • Represented a German bank in the acquisition of a U.S. broker-dealer
  • Represented a U.S. bank in the acquisition of a boutique investment bank
  • Represented a Swiss bank in the proposed financing of farm equipment in Ukraine
  • Represented a Swiss Bank in U.S. securitization financings
  • Represented various banks in aircraft and rail financings
  • Represented Dutch utilities in financing of transmission facilities

Bar & Court Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit


  • LL.B., Harvard Law School
  • B.A., Yale University

Community Engagement

  • Founding Member, Tri-Bar Opinion Committee
  • Assistant Editor, The Business Lawyer, 1999-2001
  • General Counsel, Berkeley Divinity School
  • Fellow, American Bar Association
  • Trustee, Church Club of New York
  • Board of Directors, Metropolitan Opera Club


  • French

Awards & Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America® (2012-2023)
  • New York Super Lawyers (2007-2022)
  • The Legal 500 U.S. (2018)



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