ENO USORO focuses her practice on securitization, with a particular emphasis on public and private commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) and commercial real estate collateralized loan obligations (CRE CLO). Eno has advised multiple issuers, underwriters and loan sellers in conduit and single-asset, single-borrower CMBS transactions. In connection with CRE CLOs, she has also advised sponsors, issuers, collateral managers and special servicers with respect to both managed and static CRE CLOs. 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.
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 (including the IFC’s inaugural Naira-denominated bond issuance), M&A transactions, bank recapitalizations and post-financial crisis banking sector reforms.