Marija PecarAssociate

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Marija Pecar is an associate in the Corporate Department and a member of the Commercial Finance and Financial Restructuring Practice Groups. Ms. Pecar is dual qualified to practice both New York and English law, and represents leading investment and commercial banks, private equity sponsors, hedge funds and other financial institutions, as well as public and private companies on a wide range of complex financing transactions, including domestic and cross-border leveraged acquisition finance, syndicated finance, shipping finance and restructurings.

Prior to joining Stroock, Ms. Pecar practiced at an international firm in London, where she worked on a variety of complex derivatives transactions (including pensions hedging and longevity swaps), structured finance matters and capital markets issuances.

Representative Matters

  • Seadrill Limited – $880 million senior secured notes (ad hoc group of noteholders)
  • Cenveo, Inc. – $100 million senior secured super-priority priming debtor-in-possession facility and exit credit facilities (agent/lenders)
  • Caesars Entertainment Operating Company – first lien secured credit facility (lenders)
  • 21st Century Oncology Inc. – bridge financing, debtor-in-possession first lien credit facility and Chapter 11 exit revolving facility, first lien facility and second lien notes (agent/lenders)
  • Innovairre International – $170 million first lien term loan credit facility, $50 million asset based revolving credit facility and $12.5 million subordinated term loan credit facility (borrower)
  • Island Energy Services – $370 million acquisition delayed-draw term and working capital facilities (agent)
  • Toys-R-Us, Inc.  – debtor-in-possession FILO facility (ad hoc group of FILO DIP lenders)
  • The Durst Organization – $400 million revolving credit facility (borrower)

Speeches & Events

  • Speaker, "Blockchain Technology and the Financial System: Legal and Regulatory Issues", New York City Bar Association, Futures & Derivatives Regulation Committee, June 14, 2017


  • Co-author, "Unblocking the Blockchain: Regulating Distributed Ledger Technology," Futures & Derivatives Law Report, November 2016

Admitted To Practice

England and Wales

New York


LL.M., New York University School of Law, 2010

B.A., University of Oxford, 2009