Sabrina N. Hannam is Founder and Chair of the full-service Law Office of Sabrina N. Hannam, LLC, concentrating in the representation of businesses, individuals, entrepreneurs, investors, banks, other asset-based lenders and finance companies. She regularly represents clients in the areas of domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions of private companies, and business transactions. She also advises publicly held and private companies on a wide variety of corporate governance, contracts, finance and day-to-day corporate as well as transactional matters.

Ms. Hannam has lectured and written on regulatory developments in corporate and securities law.  Ms. Hannam also plays an important role in professional development while at major law firms in New York.  She serves as a member of Recruiting Committees, conducting training programs for junior banking associates, and devoting significant time to the firms’ on-going training for new lawyers.  Ms. Hannam is a popular and highly sought-after speaker that affords companies, organizations and individuals the privilege of hosting seminars that increase their knowledge base in our various areas of expertise.

Ms. Hannam has a wide range of experience in securitizations and structured finance transactions, private placements, other types of corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and securities law.    While practicing law in major law firms in New York, Ms. Hannam’s corporate and finance practice consisted of representing banks, commercial finance companies, national insurance companies and other financial institutions.  She also represented issuers, investors and initial purchasers in securities offerings and mergers and acquisitions transactions.

Some significant transactions include:

*Represent the executive management of Barclays Center, a sports and media arena, in the expansion or divestiture of certain business units spanning from Russia to Brooklyn.

*Lead and advise the executive management of the Brooklyn Nets, an American professional basketball franchise based in Brooklyn, in the evaluation of strategic partnerships spanning from Russia to Brooklyn.

*Represent professional athletes including National Basketball Association’s player, Chris Copeland, of the Indiana Pacers, formerly of the NY Knicks.

*Advised Goldman Sachs in its global review of entities and investments.

*Represented a Toronto based private equity investment firm and holding company in a $2,350,000,000 asset deal in connection with its acquisition of the Health Group of Eastman Kodak Company the leading provider of medical and healthcare information technology solutions.

*Represented a Toronto based private equity investment firm and holding company in connection with a C$2,000,000,000 asset deal for Loews Cineplex Entertainment Corporation.

*Represented a private equity firm in its $18,000,000 acquisition of selected Dunkin’ Donuts franchises out of bankruptcy.

*Represented the world’s largest office products company, on an on-going basis.

*Represented a media data company in its merger of a non-United States operation that defines the global standard in online audience measurement with a television rating company to form a 50-50 joint venture to measure television audiences in 30 countries.  The joint venture combined revenues of about $110 million and employed 1,800 people.

*Represented one of the world’s leading financial service providers in the $2,650,000,000 acquisition by a commercial jet aircraft leasing company.  The transaction included the acquisition of 102 commercial aircraft and 11 Airbus airplanes.

*Lead attorney representing a health-care products company in connection with the negotiation with a major university and other parties of a license agreement, consent and collaboration and option agreements.

*Represented the world’s largest supplier of commercial airplane assemblies and components in connection with its registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock.


J.D. and a certificate in business and public policy in The Wharton Certificate Program, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2003

J.D. candidate and opportunity to participate in the Harvard Law School Exchange Program, University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall)

B.S. and a Certificate in Dispute Resolution, summa cum laude, John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York, 2000

Bar Admissions:  State of New York

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