Emma Russell Honoured Among 2020 Women in Law


Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Emma Russell has been named among the 2020 Women in Law by Law.com International. The award honours women lawyers who have made a difference in the legal profession in the past year.

She and the other honourees were celebrated March 11 at the Women, Influence and Power in Law event in London. During the event, guest speaker Sergeant Major Susan Ridge CB talked about her time in the British Army. The awardees also reflected on their careers, discussed gendered issues they have faced, and shared their hopes for the future of women in law. To see a full list of honourees, click here.

Emma, who leads the Finance Practice Group in the London office, is an experienced loan finance lawyer with extensive knowledge in global fund finance, real estate finance transactions, and structured and specialty finance, as well as more general experience in acquisition, leverage, and general corporate finance.

Her practice focuses on the full range of fund lending products across all fund sectors, (including private equity, real estate, secondaries, infrastructure, and hedge) from capital call facilities, hybrid/NAV facilities, to general partner support, co-invest facilities and portfolio acquisition facilities and assisting funds with structuring. Emma has significant experience advising credit funds and their lenders in relation to leverage facilities to CLO’s/CDO’s and securitisation vehicles.

Haynes and Boone is an international corporate law firm with offices in Texas, New York, California, Charlotte, Chicago, Denver, Washington, D.C., London, Mexico City and Shanghai, providing a full spectrum of legal services in energy, technology, financial services and private equity. With more than 575 lawyers, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest U.S.-based firms by The National Law Journal, The American Lawyer and The Lawyer. It also ranks among the nation’s most recommended law firms by general counsel, according to BTI Consulting Group’s “Most Recommended Law Firms 2019” report.

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