As special counsel in the firm’s Alternative Investments Practice, Ms. Harris’s practice focuses on finance transactions, including structured financings, secured lending and debt restructuring both in and outside of bankruptcy. She represents financial institutions, corporations, issuers, special servicers, and official and ad hoc creditors’ committees. Recent areas of particular focus include workouts of troubled structured finance transactions (commercial mortgage-backed security and structured investment vehicle transactions), special situation lending and secured lending (2nd lien structures, DIPs and exit facilities). Ms. Harris’s experience spans a wide-array of industries that include automotive, gaming, hospitality, media, telecommunications, broadcasting, shipping, healthcare, and sports.
- American University Washington College of Law, J.D.
- American University, M.A.
- Occidental College, A.B.
- District of Columbia Court of Appeals (August 2001 to August 2002)
- Superior Court, District of Columbia (August 2002 - August 2003)