Michelle has extensive experience on cross-border aviation financing, acquisition and leasing transactions. Her transactional experience in the aviation sector includes working on export credit agency-guaranteed financings, capital markets issuances, syndicated debt, OEM contracts, sale and leasebacks, novations, refinancings, private jet acquisitions and financings, helicopter financings, charter arrangements, satellite financings and Japanese operating leases.
While she has focused on the aviation sector, Michelle has also worked on debt capital markets and banking and structured finance transactions, principally in the transportation sector.
Michelle has represented international financial institutions, export credit agencies, lessors and operators across Europe, Asia and North America. She has worked on some of the most complex financing structures and largest aircraft orders in history. Clients value her straightforward, collaborative and solutions-oriented approach.