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Angela L. Fontana

Angela L. Fontana

Sidley Austin LLP

Dallas, TX, USA


 

PRACTICES

  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Global Finance
  • Private Equity

INDUSTRIES

  • Hospitality

AREAS OF FOCUS

  • Borrower Representations Debt Financing
  • Real Estate Workouts and Restructurings Sports
  • Syndicated and Leveraged Finance Workouts and Restructurings

Angela Fontana is a corporate  partner in the Dallas office of Sidley Austin LLP, a member of the firm's Global Finance and Private Equity groups and is a co-head of the Private Equity group.

Ms. Fontana's practice focuses  on financing transactions and debt restructurings across a variety of industries. Angela regularly represents  borrowers  as well as direct lenders and financial institutions, she has been involved in a wide variety of financing transactions in both the United States and abroad. Angela's extensive experience includes investment grade lending, commercial  paper facilities, letter of credit facilities, leveraged  lending, asset­ based lending, mezzanine financing  and workouts and restructurings, including debtor-in-possession and exit financings.

Angela was recently selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers  in America 2017 in the fields of Banking and Finance Law and Corporate  Law. She was named the Best Lawyers' 2017 Banking and Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year'' in Dallas/Fort Worth. Angela was recognized in Chambers  USA- America's Leading Lawyers for Business 2005-2016 in the field of Banking and Finance and was selected as a finalist for the Chambers  USA Women in Law' Awards 2013 and 2012 in the category  of Finance. She was named a "leading" Practitioner  in Banking in The International  Who's Who of Banking Lawyers  2007-2012. She was a recognized lawyer in The LegaiSOO US 2007, 2009, 2010,2014, 2015 and 2016; a "leading" lawyer for bank lending in IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World's  Leading  Financial Law Firms 2009; named in The Best Lawyers in America 2009-2017 and is included in the inaugural  edition of the Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law. She was also named a Texas Super Lawyer in 2003-2017 and D Magazine's  Best Lawyers in Dallas 2011-2016.

Angela has been recognized in the 2014, 2015 and 2016 editions of the IFLR1000 as a "Leading Lawyer" in Banking and Finance in the United States.

Ms. Fontana serves on the Dallas Heritage Village Board of Trustees,  the Iowa Law School Foundation Board of Directors and is a member of the City of University Park Employee Benefits Committee.

Ms. Fontana received her B.B.A., from the University of Iowa in 1987 with an emphasis in accounting  and her J.D., with distinction, from the University  of Iowa College of Law in 1989.

Angela L. Fontana is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Leveraged Finance Restructuring - Leveraged Financing 2017, Thursday, May 04, 2017
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Marblegate: The Southern District’s Ruling Overturned—Now What? - Leveraged Financing 2017, Thursday, May 04, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Leveraged Finance Restructuring - Leveraged Finance Restructuring, Thursday, May 04, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Leveraged Finance Restructuring - Leveraged Finance Restructuring, Thursday, May 04, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Leveraged Finance Restructuring - Leveraged Finance Restructuring, Thursday, May 04, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Leveraged Financing 2017, Friday, May 12, 2017, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, Cleveland, OH
Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, Boston, MA
Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
Leveraged Financing 2018, Wednesday, May 02, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
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