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Kelli L. Sallemi

Senior Associate

Kelli L. Sallemi

New York

T:+1 212 318 3141

Kelli joined the New York office in 2010. As a senior associate, her practice focuses on equipment financing (with an emphasis on transportation equipment), secured lending transactions and other global infrastructure and corporate matters.

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  • Education

    JD, magna cum laude, New York Law School, 2009
    BS, Pennsylvania State University, 2006

    During law school, Kelli was honored as a John Marshall Harlan Honors Scholar.

  • Representative experience
    • Foreign airline in connection with its 2012 ($588 million) and 2013 ($630 million) debt offerings of Enhanced Equipment Trust Certificates, the proceeds of which financed the acquisition of Airbus A380 model aircraft to be leased to the airline
    • Leasing companies and foreign airline in connection with U.S. Export Import Bank financings, including through capital market offerings
    • Leasing subsidiary of a major U.S. bank in connection with the leasing and sale of transportation equipment
    • Major international leasing companies in connection with the sale, leasing and financing of its aircraft
    • Large hospital management company in connection with $3.45 billion senior secured credit facility
    • Equity investor in connection with purchase and sale of aircraft and railcars subject to owner trust structure
    • Operating lessor in the documentation and closing of secured warehouse facility in connection with its acquisition of multiple aircraft
    • Leasing company in US and international acquisitions of aircraft and engines, teardowns of aircraft and engines and related sales of parts
  • Admissions
    • New York State Bar
  • Rankings and recognitions
    • LMG Rising Star, Aviation, Euromoney PLC, 2016-2018
    • Legal 500 US, recommended lawyer, Asset Financing & Leasing, The Legal 500, 2017
    • Chambers USA, Equipment Finance and Leasing (Associates to watch), Chambers & Partners, 2012 - 2013
    • New York Metro Rising Star, Business/Corporate Litigation, Thomson Reuters, 2014-2018
  • Publications
    • Co Author, "Notice of Proposed FAA Policy Regarding the Use of Non-U.S. Citizen Trusts To Register Aircraft", Fulbright Briefing, March 22, 2012
  • Memberships and activities
    • American Bar Association
      • Business Law Section
      • Commercial Finance Committee
        • Aircraft Finance Subcommittee
    • New York State Bar Association
    • New York City Bar Association
    • Youth About Business, national organization that introduces urban high school students to the world of business through an intensive summer camp, Volunteer (2010 - Present)