Honors and Awards

Shadi Enos Jahangir and Kevin O’Malley Named 2021 Visionaries by Los Angeles Times Banking and Finance Magazine

Blank Rome LLP is pleased to announce that Shadi Enos Jahangir and Kevin O’Malley, corporate finance partners in our Los Angeles office, have been recognized as 2021 Visionaries in the inaugural issue of Banking and Finance Magazine, a publication of the Los Angeles Times brand publishing team.

The special recognition spotlights the accomplishments of local professionals who “continually rise to meet ongoing challenges and secure future goals” and who have “propelled their organizations and community towards success.” The visionaries profiled were all nominated by their peers and selected by the Los Angeles Times brand publishing division with input from readers. To learn more and view a full list of the 2021 Visionaries, please click here.

2021 Los Angeles Times Banking and Finance Magazine Visionaries Profiles

Shadi Enos Jahangir

Shadi Enos Jahangir • Partner, Blank Rome LLP

Shadi Jahangir focuses her practice in the areas of commercial lending and corporate finance. She represents financial institutions, leading private equity sponsors, and corporate borrowers in middle-market debt financings and investment-grade credits. Her experience includes widely syndicated, club and single-lender representation in connection with traditional asset-based lending facilities, as well as cross-border financings, restructurings, acquisition financings and recapitalizations. Jahangir also represents clients in senior-secured, first-lien/second-lien, mezzanine, unitranche, and unsecured financing transactions.

In addition to her passion for law, Jahangir has a passion for community service. She is actively involved with The Center in Hollywood, whose mission it is to end isolation and homelessness in Los Angeles. She not only provides pro bono legal services to The Center, but also serves on the Board of Directors for the organization. She is also a member of Blank Rome’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

Kevin M. O’Malley

Kevin O’Malley • Partner, Blank Rome LLP

Kevin O’Malley concentrates his practice on financial services and secured lending across several industries, including manufacturing, healthcare, and technology. He advises commercial banks, mezzanine and second lien lenders, equity sponsors, and other institutional lenders and borrowers in complex asset-based and cash flow financings, including split-lien and unitranche structures. He is also experienced in guiding clients through distressed loan workouts, Article 9 sales, orderly wind downs, and bankruptcy proceedings.

O’Malley is also a co-founder, general counsel and CEO of Indie Brewing Company, a craft brewery and taproom in downtown Los Angeles with distribution throughout California, Arizona and Nevada. As general counsel, he acted as lead counsel for a private offering to raise the start-up capital necessary to start the brewery, has negotiated distribution contracts, navigated various city, state and federal licensing requirements, and handles day-to-day legal issues.