ELIZABETH TABAS CARSON represents alternative lenders, investors, asset managers, hedge funds, traditional banks, and investment banks, as well as corporate borrowers, financial sponsors and their portfolio companies on a wide range of complex domestic and cross-border leveraged finance and special situations transactions. Liz has extensive experience in structuring and negotiating private financings, secured and unsecured lending transactions, cash flow and asset-based leverage facilities, merger and acquisition financing, mezzanine and second lien financings, debt restructurings and workouts, recapitalizations, SPAC and de-SPAC support transactions, fund financings, private debt, and financings of alternative assets, including structuring financings and liquidity solutions for investment funds and asset managers, public and private companies, and not-for-profit institutions.
Liz’s practice focuses on distressed debt, regulated and complex debt offerings in private and public markets with a particular focus on asset managers, healthcare, life sciences, technology, intellectual property, concentrated NAV financings, and other transactions involving regulated and esoteric asset classes. She has in-depth experience with deals of all sizes, from bi-lateral domestic financings and “club” deals for emerging growth and middle-market companies to more broadly syndicated credit facilities for large publicly traded companies, as well as private sponsor-owned businesses with cross-border operations.
Liz has been recognized by several industry publications, including IFLR 1000 (2020–2021) and Chambers USA (2021–2023).
Prior to joining Sidley, Liz was a partner at another global law firm.