Kelli L. Sallemi

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

New York
United States
T:+1 212 318 3141
New York
United States
T:+1 212 318 3141
Kelli L. Sallemi

Kelli L. Sallemi


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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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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.

  • New York State Bar
  • 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
  • LMG Rising Star, Aviation, Euromoney PLC, 2016-2018
  • Rising Star, Legal 500 US, Transport: aviation and air travel - finance, The Legal 500, 2019
  • Legal 500 US, recommended lawyer, Transport: aviation and air travel - finance, The Legal 500, 2017, 2019
  • Chambers USA, Equipment Finance and Leasing (Associates to watch), Chambers & Partners, 2012 - 2013
  • New York Metro Rising Star, Business/Corporate Litigation, Thomson Reuters, 2014 - 2019
  • Co Author, "Notice of Proposed FAA Policy Regarding the Use of Non-U.S. Citizen Trusts To Register Aircraft", Fulbright Briefing, March 22, 2012
  • 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)