Shaina Wamsley London

Shaina Wamsley London is a senior associate in Choate’s Finance & Restructuring Group. She regularly represents financial institutions, corporate borrowers and private equity sponsors in a broad range of transactions, including asset-based and cash flow financings, acquisition financings, and other strategic financings across a variety of industries and business sectors.

Practice Focus

Finance: complex financial transactions for banks and institutional investors, borrowers and issuers in a full range of financings.

Private Equity: commercial financing transactions for private equity funds and their portfolio companies.

Representative Engagements

  • Represented agent in connection with a $105,000,000 term loan and $30,000,000 revolving loan to a public company that designs instructional technology for students and teachers.
  • Represented lender in connection with a $25,000,000 second lien term loan to a telecommunications public company.
  • Represented insurance company in connection with senior secured note purchases to refinance the stadium of a National Football League team.
  • Represented institutional investors as mezzanine lenders in connection with the acquisition of an agricultural company.

Professional and Community Involvement

Shaina is a volunteer mentor with the Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Friend 2 Friend Program, which serves adults who have disabilities. She is an active participant in Choate’s pro bono program and provides regular pro bono legal advice at the Center for Women & Enterprise. Shaina is a member of the Boston Bar Association and Turnaround Management Association.

Education & Credentials

Harvard Law School
JD, 2014, cum laude
Civil Rights Civil Liberties Journal
University of Maryland
BA, 2009, magna cum laude



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