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Crain, Lisa R.
Lisa R. Crain
P: +1.214.758.1611
F: +1.214.468.3888

Quetta Shwadlenak


Lisa Crain is a paralegal in the firm's energy, finance, infrastructure and real estate practice group. She focuses on transactions involving loans, derivatives, commodities, structured financial products, and other financial instruments, and related regulatory and advisory matters.

Ms. Crain's paralegal experience prior to joining the firm included three years in the legal department of a global, multi strategy investment management firm headquartered in Dallas and six years in the business practices group of an international law firm with a concentration in corporate and structured finance, mergers and acquisitions, entity formation and general corporate support.

Representative Matters

Syndicated, mezzanine, first lien/second lien, leveraged acquisition, asset-based, energy, premium finance, securities inventory, commercial real estate, and other credit facilities

Distressed loan transactions, financial restructurings and debtor-in-possession financings

Interest rate, foreign exchange, equity, commodity, credit, and other derivatives transactions and facilities

Asset-backed credit facilities, receivables purchase and sale facilities and securitization facilities

Debt securities and mortgage loan purchase and sale, repurchase and reverse repurchase transactions and loan participation transactions

Energy commodity purchase and sale transactions

Life insurance premium financing facilities, life settlement transactions, and related regulatory matters

Establishing private investment funds, related onshore and offshore feeder funds, and related agreements under master-feeder structure, and related regulatory matters


B.B.A., California State University Northridge, 1981


Paralegal Certificate, Southeastern Paralegal Institute, 1999
Paralegal Certificate of Mastery, Lexis Nexis