Jack Orford
  1. Associate

Mr. Orford is an associate in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, practicing in the Finance Group. He advises sponsors, borrowers and lenders on a wide range of domestic and international corporate finance transactions with a focus advising sponsors and borrowers in connection with acquisition and other leveraged finance transactions.

Work Highlights

Notable representations include:

  • $11.5 billion in ABL, cash flow, first-lien term and bridge facilities in connection with Brookfield’s pending acquisition of the Power Solutions business of Johnson Controls
  • $9.6 billion financing for Discovery Communications' acquisition of Scripps Networks
  • $5.79 billion financing for Bausch Health Companies (formerly known as Valeant Pharmaceuticals)
  • $1.3 billion bridge financing in connection with the acquisition by Grupo Lala of Vigor Alimentos
  • $195 million in secured credit facilities in connection with Atairos' acquisition of a majority interest in Spectra, a joint venture with Comcast

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2017
  • Lawyer, Ashurst Australia, 2015-2017
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Patricia Bergin, Supreme Court of New South Wales, 2014

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York


  • B.Sc., Organic Chemistry, University of Sydney, 2013
  • LL.B., University of Sydney, 2015