Adrienne Sebring

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

New York
United States
T:+1 212 408 2314
New York
United States
T:+1 212 408 2314
Adrienne Sebring

Adrienne Sebring



Adrienne Sebring's practice concentrates on finance matters, representing borrowers, financial institutions, insurance companies, private equity funds, lending syndicates, administrative and collateral agents and corporate trustees in a diverse array of transactions, including syndicated loans, private placements, structured finance arrangements, asset-based lending facilities, securitizations, project financings, trade and commodity finance and restructurings. She also advises clients with respect to exemptions from the Investment Company Act.

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JD, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Fordham University School of Law, 2008
BA, cum laude, Duke University, 2005

  • New York State Bar
  • Represented the agent and syndicate of lenders in connection with a US$350 million letter of credit facility for 8minute Solar Energy.
  • Represented Dividend Finance in multiple securitizations and warehouse loan facilities for its solar loan portfolio.
  • Represented a financial institution as arranger and agent in a US$2.4 billion structured financing for a major defense contractor to support the manufacture and delivery of fighter aircraft under the Foreign Military Sales program.
  • Represented a power producer and supplier in the private placement of secured notes for its 100 MW wind farm project in Pennsylvania.
  • Represented a group of six insurance company investors on a US$200 million secured notes offering structured as a private placement in connection with the acquisition of a Michigan utility by an infrastructure equity investment fund.
  • Represented a corporate trustee in connection with a restructuring and exchange offer for US$160 million of senior bonds guaranteed by an Indonesian shipping company subject to a suspension of payments proceeding in Indonesia.
  • Represented a corporate trustee under an indenture for perpetual notes issued by a Mexican mortgage financing company subject to insolvency proceedings in Mexico.
  • Represented a high net worth individual in connection with a revolving credit facility secured by the individual's fine art collection.
  • Represented the agent bank on behalf of the lenders in connection with the restructuring of the Lehman Brothers-arranged construction financing for The Ritz-Carlton Club and Residences at the Kapalua Bay Resort in Maui, Hawaii.  
  • Represented a financial institution, as administrative agent and lender, in connection with a peso denominated structured credit facility for a financial purpose entity affiliated with a Mexican micro-lending institution.
  • Represented an educational institution, as borrower, under a loan facility consisting of two term loans aggregating US$45 million, the proceeds of which were used to redeem a series of tax exempt bonds and a series of taxable bonds.
  • Represented a technology and manufacturing company in the monetization of payments under energy savings improvements contracts with various agencies of the United States government.
  • Represented a bank group in connection with restructuring more than US$700 million in loans to a manufacturing company and its domestic and foreign subsidiaries, which included providing debtor-in-possession financing and a debt-for-equity exchange.
  • Represented a corporate trustee in connection with the restructuring of notes issued by a Panamanian company.
  • Legal 500 US, Recommended, Structured finance: securitization, The Legal 500, 2022
  • New York Metro Rising Star, business/corporate law, Thomson Reuters, 2015 - 2019
  • IFLR 1000 - United States, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, 2019 - 2021
  • Rising Star, Banking, Capital markets: Debt – United States, IFLR1000, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, 2018
  • "Developments in the Syndicated Loan Market:  Will Historical Distinctions from the High-Yield Bond Market be Restored?", The International Comparative Legal Guide to Lending and Secured Finance, 2019
  • "Overview of Sanctions Programs Affecting the Lending Market in the United States," The International Comparative Legal Guide to Lending and Secured Finance, 2017
  • "Eurozone Uncertainty Spurs Focus on Certain Key Provisions in Financing Documentation," Corporate Practice NewsWire, December 2012
  • Co-author, "The SEC Refocuses on Short Selling,", January 2009
  • Member: Firm's Women's Initiative Group
  • Member: New York State Bar Association
  • Member: New York County Lawyers' Association