Sandra Lee Montgomery is a recognized leader in banking & finance having closed more than $5 billion in transactions for first- and second-lien senior lenders, mezzanine investors and equity sponsors across the country in 2021 alone. She is consistently recognized for her achievements by publications and organizations including the Los Angeles Business Journal, Chambers USA, Legal 500, Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers and Latinvex.
In 2019 Sandra was named one of the Most Influential Women Lawyers by the Los Angeles Business Journal and on November 4, 2020, the Daily Journal released an article featuring Sandra as one of the Top Women Lawyers.
Sandra is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, the Women Partners Advisory Committee and she was the co-Chair of the New Business Committee for the last four years. She is also a mentor in the Firm’s Diverse Lawyer Mentoring Circle Program.
Her areas of focus include acquisitions, recapitalization and other leveraged financings, cash flow and asset-based financings, debtor-in-possession and exit financings, cross-border financings, unitranche and mezzanine financings and restructurings.
Sandra has industry experience in a wide range of business sectors including retail, technology, transportation, manufacturing, distribution, general industrial, import/export, agriculture and services. She has extensive knowledge of Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code and other laws that relate to secured transactions. Sandra has also handled numerous cross-border transactions involving Australia, Barbados, Brazil, Canada, the Cayman Islands, England, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Scotland and Singapore.