ENO USORO focuses her practice on securitization, with a particular emphasis on commercial real estate collateralized loan obligations (CRE CLOs) and public and private commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS). Eno has advised sponsors, issuers, collateral managers, special servicers, and placement agents with respect to both managed and static CRE CLO securitizations. In connection with CMBS securitizations, Eno has advised issuers, underwriters, and loan sellers in multiple conduit and single-asset, single-borrower CMBS securitizations. Eno also represents lenders in connection with pari passu and A/B mortgage loan intercreditor and participation agreements, and purchasers and sellers of commercial mortgage loans.
In 2023, Eno was named to the CRE Finance Council “20 Under 40” class, which showcases professionals who have “positively impacted the commercial real estate finance industry.”
Eno received her Master’s degree in law from Columbia Law School where she was on the editorial committee of the Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy, and her bachelor’s degree in law from University College London. Prior to embarking on her legal career, Eno graduated cum laude from Chatham University with bachelor’s degrees in English and mathematics.
Eno is admitted to the bar in both New York and Nigeria. Before joining Sidley, Eno practiced at a major Nigerian law firm where she advised on various capital markets transactions, M&A transactions, bank recapitalizations, and post-financial crisis banking sector reforms.