Peter J. Buscemi

Peter J. Buscemi

Peter J. Buscemi
T: (203) 325-5068 - F: (203) 325-5001

Peter Buscemi is a Partner in the Debt Financing group. Mr. Buscemi represents banks, private financial institutions, funds, SBIC Lenders, mezzanine lenders and private equity sponsors in domestic and international commercial and corporate finance matters. He has significant experience in leveraged finance transactions (including acquisition financings, structured financings and recapitalizations), asset-based finance transactions, second-lien and subordinated debt finance transactions, mezzanine and SBIC fund secured and unsecured transactions, and restructurings and workouts (including debtor-in-possession and exit financings).

Mr. Buscemi has practiced in various business sectors including retail, manufacturing, technology and the food industry and works on "middle market" to "large cap" transactions as well as growth capital and development platform financings. Prior to joining Finn Dixon & Herling, Mr. Buscemi previously worked at Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP (New York and Stamford).

Mr. Buscemi is the Co-Chair of Debt Finance Group, and the Chair of the firm's Business Development Committee.

Recognized as one of the "New Leaders in the Law" in Connecticut (2013). Recipients of the award are under 40 years of age and demonstrate professional achievements that distinguish them from their peers.

Representative Speaker for United States Private Equity and Debt Financing Legal Practice at Global PE Issues-India Focus Conference hosted by the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce held on November 30, 2011 at the Hotel Taj President, Mumbai, India.

Led client presentations on "Middle Market" Lender Terms Sheets.

Participated in client presentation on Trending Issues in "Middle Market" and "Large Cap" Sponsor Finance Transactions.


  • New York Law School, J.D., 2002, magna cum laude
  • Union College, B.A., 1997, cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2002
  • New York, 2003

Associations and Memberships

American Bar Association

The Business Council of Fairfield County - Leadership Program 2011