Sakina Rasheed

Practices

Education and Clerkships

J.D., University of Texas at Austin School of Law, 2003

B.B.A., Southern Methodist University, 2000, cum laude

Bar Admissions

Texas, 2004

Languages

Urdu

Profile

Sakina Rasheed Foster is Counsel in the Finance Practice Group in the Dallas office of Haynes and Boone, LLP. Her practice is focused on the representation of financial institutions and borrowers in commercial loan transactions. She earned her J.D. from The University of Texas in 2003 and her B.B.A. from Southern Methodist University in 2000.

Pro Bono

Haynes and Boone and Yetter Coleman Win Ruling on Behalf of Texas Children in Long-Term Foster Care

Haynes and Boone and Yetter Coleman Win Ruling on Behalf of Texas Children in Long-Term Foster Care

Lawyers with Haynes and Boone, LLP and Yetter Coleman LLP won a sweeping victory in a federal civil rights class action on behalf of 12,000 Texas children in long-term foster care.

Community

Dallas Bar Association

Sakina Rasheed Foster Appointed 2016 DBA Secretary-Treasurer

Haynes and Boone, LLP Counsel Sakina Rasheed Foster has been appointed secretary-treasurer of the Dallas Bar Association for 2016.

Selected Client Representations

  • Assisted with representation of a private equity firm in its acquisition of a manufacturer of specialty paper and related acquisition financing of $21.5 million of senior and $10 million of senior subordinated loans secured by real and personal property. 
  • Assisted with representation of AMR Corporation, parent company of American Airlines and American Eagle, in its selection and purchase of General Electric GEnx engines for its future fleet of Boeing 787-9 aircraft. 
  • Assisted with representation of a private investor group in its acquisition of a chain of liquor stores and the restructuring and assumption of a related $33 million acquisition financing line of credit secured by real and personal property. 
  • Assisted with representation of a private equity firm in its acquisition of Kansas' largest oilfield supply company and related acquisition financing of $21.5 million of senior secured and $6.5 million of senior subordinated secured loans. 
  • Assisted with representation of a distributor of home-related furnishings and products in connection with a $43.5 million asset based loan comprised of a senior secured revolving credit and term loan facility. 
  • Assisted with representation of a leading provider of cathodic protection systems and engineering services in connection with a US $16.675 million and CAN $12.325 million senior secured asset based revolving credit facility. 
  • Assisted with representation of a leading processor of Medicare Part B claims reimbursement for pharmacies, managed care and commercial organizations in connection with a $13 million senior secured and $6 million subordinated secured loan. 
  • Acted as counsel to a lender in the documentation of a $15 million secured revolving credit facility to a commercial real estate company. 
  • Represented a prominent regional bank in negotiating, documenting and closing a secured term loan and revolving credit facility to a pharmaceutical company. 
  • Assisted with representation of a prominent Texas family office in connection with a proposed loan facility secured by structured settlements. 
  • Assisted with formation of the first privately-sponsored investment fund focused on the development of a secondary market for mortgage and micro-loans originated in Latin America.

Professional Recognition

  • Recipient of the DAYL Outstanding Young Lawyer Award, 2015
  • APIS Outstanding Mentor Award, 2015
  • Named to the Lawyers of Color "First Annual Hot List" by Lawyers of Color LLC, 2013
  • Selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition, Thomson Reuters, 2010

Honors

Three Lawyers Honored by Asian American Bar Group

Three Haynes and Boone Lawyers Honored by the State Bar of Texas Asian Pacific Interest Section

Finance attorneys Albert Tan, Monika Singh Sanford and Sakina Rasheed Foster of Haynes and Boone, LLP were recently recognized at the 20th Anniversary celebration of the Asian Pacific Interest Section of the State Bar of Texas.

Professional and Community Activities

  • 2016 Leadership Dallas Class Member
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas (Member of the 2014 State Bar of Texas Leadership Class)
  • Dallas Bar Association (Director, 2014; Advisory Director, 2013)
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Dallas Asian American Bar Association (President, 2014; President-Elect, 2013; Board Director and Co-Chair of the DAABA Awards Event Committee, 2012; Co-Chair of the Year Award, 2010)
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation Fellow
  • Member of Texas Lawyers Assistance Program Committee

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