Dallas Cruz

Dallas Cruz has broad experience representing clients in all aspects of leveraged finance across the market spectrum, including large cap and middle-market deals, representing both the borrowers and lenders in a variety of complex financing transactions.

Dallas represents private equity sponsors, private and public company borrowers, and financial institutions in acquisition financings, asset-based credit facilities, fund financings, and workouts across a wide range of industries. She also advises strategic buyers and private equity funds in merger and acquisition transactions, joint ventures, and other direct investments.

Dallas’s clients have included Riverside Partners, BV Investment Partners, Serent Capital, Sverica Capital, and Mainsail Partners.


  • Massachusetts Rising Star
  • Washington, D.C. Rising Star
  • Lawyers of Color Wonderful Women 2023
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers

Representative Engagements

  • Counsel to private equity sponsor in connection with $215 million credit facility to consummate a dividend recapitalization.
  • Counsel to borrower in connection with $300 million refinancing of existing senior and mezzanine debt facilities for ongoing working capital needs.
  • Counsel to private equity sponsor in connection with $46 million leveraged buyout of cybersecurity company.
  • Counsel to administrative agent in connection with establishment of credit facilities to controlling owners of a National Football League team.
  • Counsel to global IT services company in connection with sale of business division to private equity firm.
  • Counsel to private equity sponsor in connection with its acquisition of alarm system monitoring company.
  • Counsel to numerous private equity sponsors in connection with facility increases to support add on acquisitions and strategic growth.

Education & Credentials

Boston College Law School
JD, 2010, cum laude
Duke University
BA, 2006



U.S. District Court, Massachusetts

District of Columbia

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