Justine Chilvers is an Associate at Vedder Price and a member of the Global Transportation Finance team in the firm's New York office.
Ms. Chilvers concentrates her practice in corporate finance , with a special focus on aviation, equipment and commercial bank finance. She has advised clients on a wide range of cross-border and domestic aircraft, rail and corporate finance transactions. Her experience includes representing financial institutions, lessors and borrowers in back-leveraged and operating lease portfolio facilities, cross border mortgage financings, revolving credit warehouse facilities, securitizations and capital markets offerings , asset purchase agreements and export credit agency-supported financings as well as fleet and portfolio financings. In 2020, she was recognized as an Aviation Rising Star by Euromoney Legal Media Group's Expert Guides. In 2021, Ms. Chilvers was recognized by The Legal 500 USA as a Rising Star in the Transport: Aviation & Air Travel Finance category.
While in law school, she worked for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York under the Honorable Magistrate Judge Michael H. Dolinger, and for the Commercial Litigation unit of the New York City Law Department.
Ms. Chilvers is the co-founder of City Readers, Inc., a New York not-for-p rofit, dedicated to promoting literary appreciation and raising funds for books for public and charter school students in New York City. She is also the founder of The Right Pick , a published blog on the New York restaurant and nightlife scene. She holds dual citizenship in the United Kingdom and the United States and is fluent in French.