Finance Veteran Scott Helbing Rejoins Haynes and Boone


DALLAS – Scott Helbing, a finance practitioner with special emphasis on commercial lending and energy finance, has rejoined Haynes and Boone, LLP as partner.

Helbing has particular experience in handling complex C&I, energy and real estate finance matters including syndicated credit facilities, bilateral facilities, second lien and subordinated debt financings, as well as loan restructures and workouts.

He was previously with Haynes and Boone from 1999 to 2005 as an associate.

“We welcome Scott’s return to the firm and look forward to his contributions to our deep, but expanding, finance practice,” said Scott Night, leader of the firm’s finance section. “He is a perfect match with our current capabilities and has rich knowledge of what lenders and borrowers require in structuring, negotiating and documenting complex financing vehicles. We think our clients will quickly come to regard him as a vital business partner.”

He received his B.B.A. from University of Oklahoma in 1995 and his J.D. from South Texas College of Law in 1998.  

Helbing is a member of the Dallas Bar Association, the Texas Association of Bank Counsel, and the Real Estate Council. His community involvement includes serving on the board of directors of the Suicide & Crises Center of North Texas from 2009-2011, the City of University Park’s Zoning Ordinance Advisory Committee from 2005-2010 and on the board of directors and as legal counsel for the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce from 2006-2009.

In the past few years, the lawyers in Haynes and Boone’s Finance Practice Group have handled hundreds of deals valued at nearly $500 billion. The practice consistently ranks among the top law firms for lead arrangers in terms of deal value and volume, as tracked by Thomson Reuters LPC, and is annually ranked among the top firms by Chambers USA and U.S. News Best Lawyers.

Haynes and Boone finance lawyers are recognized for their successful work for commercial lenders such as Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo, Citibank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation and Royal Bank of Scotland, as well as their work with domestic and foreign borrowers, regional banks and financial institutions, investment banks, non-bank credit companies, vendors, financial sponsors, private equity funds, hedge funds, venture capital funds and other investment funds.

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