Maha K. Syed


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Maha Syed is a corporate associate with experience in a variety of transactional matters.  Her practice emphasizes capital-raising transactions, where she advises clients on credit arrangements including bank financings and acquisition financings, public offerings of equity and debt, and general corporate and public company reporting matters.

Her clients include corporations, private equity investors and asset managers, specialty finance firms, and intermediaries active in sectors including agriculture, aviation, business services, consumer products, electronics, entertainment and media, infrastructure, manufacturing, and semiconductors.


Bar Admissions

  • California


  • University of Michigan, J.D.: cum laude; Saul L. Nadler Memorial Award for outstanding work in commercial and corporate law
  • University of California at Santa Barbara, B.A., Psychology
  • Represented Air Lease Corporation in a series of major financing transactions, including in connection with its US$5.8 billion unsecured revolving credit facility and its US$15.0 billion medium-term note program
  • Represented Nexus Capital Management in financing for its acquisition of the assets of FTD
  • Represented a global investment firm, as Lender, in connection with its US$100 million senior secured term loan facility
  • Represented Willdan Group in its US$120 million acquisition of Lime Energy
  • Represented Highview Capital in its acquisition of Good Source Solutions