Attorney Profile:

Christina B. Rissler

Christina B. Rissler: Attorney with Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP


Christina Rissler represents clients in secured and unsecured commercial lending and structured finance. She advises on senior, second lien and subordinated financings; utility financings; working capital and leveraged acquisition financings; accounts receivable financings; single-currency and multicurrency, domestic and cross-border financings; telecommunications, aircraft, automobile and equipment financings; agricultural lending; project finance; lines of credit; letter of credit transactions; securitization; and loan syndications and participations. She has represented lenders, borrowers, agents, arrangers, participants, and insurers.

Christina served as a law clerk for the Honorable Paul J. Kelly, Jr. of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and is admitted to practice before that court. She is a Chair of the Loan Documentation Subcommittee of the Commercial Finance Committee and UCC Committee of the American Bar Association Business Law Section.

Selected Experience

Sutherland represents administrative agent in $425 million syndicated credit facility.
Sutherland represents administrative agent in more than $200 million in credit facilities secured by timberlands
Sutherland advises administrative agent in approximately $45 million syndicated credit facility.

Awards and Rankings

Recipient, Certificate of Appreciation, Pro Bono Project of the State Bar of Georgia (2008)

Recipient, Hoynes Award, which is awarded to the valedictorian, Notre Dame Law School (2001)


Honorable Paul J. Kelly Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Corporate
  • Digital Economy
  • Finance
  • Natural Resources
  • Timber & Forest Products
  • Private Capital
  • Agribusiness
  • Capital Markets & Investments
  • Technology
  • Media & Telecommunications Transactions
  • Automotive

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
Oglethorpe University, B.A., summa cum laude
Law School Attended:
University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., summa cum laude, Note Editor, Notre Dame Law Review
Georgia; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit; Colorado; New York

Professional Activities

Member, Business Law Section and Section of Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Law, American Bar Association
Member, Agriculture Law Section and Business Law Section, State Bar of Georgia
Member, American Agricultural Law Association
Chair, Loan Documentation Subcommittee of Commercial Finance Committee of Business Law Section of the American Bar Association
Former Editor, Commercial Law Newsletter (published by the Commercial Finance Committee and UCC Committee of the American Bar Association Business Law Section) (2010-2014)
Member, Atlanta Bar Association


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