Emily Banse focuses her practice on financial transactions in the energy industry. She represents lenders and borrowers in syndicated, secured and unsecured and traditional and debt financings, including reserve-based lending facilities, asset-based lending facilities, acquisition financings, master limited partnership (MLP) financings and working capital facilities.
During law school, Emily served as judicial intern to the Honorable Nancy Johnson, U.S. Magistrate Court for the Southern District of Texas and to the Honorable Marvin Isgur of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas.
Recent Notable Matters
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. — as administrative agent for the first lien lender group in the Alta Mesa Chapter 11 bankruptcy case
Crédit Agricole — $2.8 billion financing facility in prepackaged Chapter 11 restructuring transaction for McDermott International, as agent to revolving debtor-in-possession (DIP) lenders
Harris County Cultural Education Facilities Finance Corporation — bond counsel in connection with the issuance of $52.39 million Revenue Refunding Bonds (Texas Medical Center) Series 2019A and $39.11 million Taxable Revenue Refunding Bonds (Texas Medical Center) Series 2019B
Crédit Agricole — $1.7 billion new financing for McDermott International which includes immediate access to $650 million of financing comprised of $550 million under a term loan credit facility and $100 million under a letter of credit facility, as lead arranger and revolving administrative agent
Wells Fargo Bank, National Association — $950 million revolving credit facility for publicly traded offshore drilling company Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. and its subsidiaries, along with an amendment and restructuring of Diamond’s existing credit facility, as administrative agent
Publications and Speeches
“Consumer Bankruptcy Cases: Recent Developments in Consumer Bankruptcy Law, July 2013 – June 2014,” 10th Annual Consumer Bankruptcy Conference, 2014.