Brian E. Liu is a corporate partner and a member of the firm’s Aviation Practice Group. His practice focuses on all aspects of aviation and equipment finance, and he regularly represents airlines, leasing companies and financial institutions. Mr. Liu’s extensive experience includes advising clients on enhanced equipment trust certificate and secured notes issuances, securitizations, syndicated credit facilities, second lien facilities, warehouse facilities, sale/leasebacks and restructurings.
A number of transactions on which he has worked have been selected for “Deal of the Year” industry honors; these complex structured financings, encompassing portfolio securitizations and U.S. and foreign carrier EETCs, have been recognized within the aviation finance industry for their innovation and significance.
Mr. Liu joined the firm in 2017. Prior to joining Debevoise, he served as partner at an international law firm, focusing on equipment finance matters.
Mr. Liu is recognized in The Legal 500 US 2018 for his commercial lending and aviation finance capabilities, and he was named a “Rising Star” by Airfinance Journal in 2014.
Mr. Liu earned his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2006, and received his B.A. from Northwestern University in 2003.
- Northwestern University, B.A.
- University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D.
- New York
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