Theresa Einhorn

Practices

Education and Clerkships

J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1977, Lead Articles Editor, Law and Policy in International Business, 1976-1977

M.A., University of Wisconsin, 1974

B.A., University of Delaware, 1973, with high honors

Bar Admissions

Texas

New York

District of Columbia

Profile

Theresa Einhorn has more than 25 years of experience handling complex financing transactions. Theresa has extensive experience representing financial institutions and other lenders and investors, as well as borrowers and other transaction parties, in a broad range of industries, with a current emphasis on energy, electric power, real estate and related industries.

Theresa has handled syndicated credit facilities, acquisition financings, bridge loans, term B loans, second lien loans, subordinated loans, intercreditor agreements, multi­currency and cross­border financings, project financings, hedging transactions, subscription line credit facilities, leasing, asset monetization and other structured credit transactions, letters of credit, bond financings and commercial paper programs. Theresa also has experience with debt restructurings and work-outs.

Theresa’s experience with oil and gas financings includes the upstream, midstream and downstream sectors, ranging from borrowing base credit facilities secured by oil and gas properties to asset-based and other financings for refinery and marketing companies. She has extensive experience representing lead arrangers, agents and lenders in connection with syndicated credit facilities and term loans for energy industry master limited partnerships (MLPs).

Theresa has served as Chair of Business Financing Committee of the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Business Law and has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers. Theresa has the highest rating by the Martindale­Hubbell® Law Directory - an AV® Peer Review Rating of Preeminent 5.0 out of 5. Theresa has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America by Woodward/White, Inc. for Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 1983­-2015. She has been recognized by the prestigious lawyer ranking guide, Chambers USA by Chambers & Partners, which in its 2013 edition quoted a client as saying, “She is thoughtful in discussions and represents us and our interests so well. She is always very cognizant of whom she is representing. She streamlines deals for us and always brings the full force of the firm to the table. When I have a deal I want her on it."

Theresa’s community involvement includes serving on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Society for the Performing Arts, the largest organization of its kind in the Southwest, dedicated to education in the performing arts by community outreach and bringing the world’s best performing artists to Houston audiences. Theresa is also a member of the Executive Women’s Committee of the Houston Greater Partnership, and of the Women’s Initiative of the United Way of Greater Houston.

Recognition

Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers in America 2015

Best Lawyers in America®, an annual referral guide listing outstanding lawyers throughout the U.S., has once again recognized Haynes and Boone, LLP lawyers. This year, 56 of the firm's practices were listed in the guide.


Published by Woodward/White, Inc. in August 2014

Professional and Community Activities

  • Houston Commercial Finance Lawyers' Forum, Vice Chair 
  • Texas Association of Bank Counsel, Director, 1993-1996 
  • State Bar of Texas
  • The District of Columbia Bar
  • New York Bar
  • Houston Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Texas Association of Bank Counsel
  • Houston Commercial Finance Lawyers Forum
  • Women's Energy Network
  • Selected to participate in the Fall 2007 Business and Civic Executive Leadership Forum sponsored by the Center for Houston's Future

Navigating Current Oil and Gas Markets

This series of energy industry alerts provides both oil and gas producers and bankers with timely information about distressed commodity prices and legal options to consider regarding credit agreements, restructuring debt, and potential defaults.

Professional Recognition

  • Listed in 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Energy, Environmental and Natural Resources, American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell 
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America by Woodward/White, Inc. for Banking and Finance Law, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 1983-2015 
  • Listed in International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, Law Business Research Ltd., 2009
  • Listed in Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory with an AV® Peer Review Rating of Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
  • Listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business by Chambers & Partners for Banking & Finance in Texas, 2013-2015. One client says, "She is thoughtful in discussions and represents us and our interests so well. She is always very cognizant of whom she is representing. She streamlines deals for us and always brings the full force of the firm to the table. When I have a deal I want her on it."

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