Monica Thurmond is a partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP, where she serves as a deputy chair of the Corporate Department and a member of the Capital Markets and Securities and Finance Groups. She represents private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in a variety of engagements such as leveraged acquisitions, first and second lien senior secured debt financings, IPOs, high-yield debt offerings, structured exchange offers, debt and equity tender offers, high-yield bridge financings and consent solicitations. Monica has been recognised by The Legal 500 and Chambers USA for her work in capital markets, including debt offerings, equity offerings, and high-yield debt offerings.