Stacey Rosenberg is a partner in the Finance and Bankruptcy Practice Group in the firm's Los Angeles office. 

Areas of Practice

Stacey advises lenders, borrowers, and equity sponsors across a variety of debt finance transactions.

Be it senior secured credit facilities, first and second lien transactions, leveraged buy-outs or recapitalizations, workouts and out-of-court restructurings, exit financings, cross-border deals, or secured bond transactions, she's seen and done it all.

Stacey advises direct lenders in the middle market in connection with term loans and second lien facilities across a variety of industries. She also counsels clients in transactions ranging from ordinary course corporate credits to bet-the-company deals and lifeline loans.

Stacey combines her in-depth experience and transactional knowledge with a unique focus in the entertainment industry, allowing her to provide clients with highly specialized advice in connection with credit facilities, film securitizations, motion picture co-production and distribution arrangements, and sale transactions. In particular, she negotiates and drafts loan documentation, motion picture production and distribution documents, joint venture documents, and sale agreements.



Represented a syndicate of global asset managers in a $1.25 billion private placement of senior secured floating rate bonds.

Represented a global asset manager in a $120 million loan facility, which partially financed a sale of the borrower’s stock to an ESOP.

Represented anchor investors Knighthead Capital Management, L.L.C. and Certares Management LLC in Brazilian airline Azul’s US$325 million convertible debt deal in November 2020. Latin Lawyer named this matter its “Capital Markets Deal of the Year” for its sophisticated form of capital markets transaction not commonly seen in Latin America.*

Represented Knighthead Capital Management, L.L.C. in LATAM Airlines’ USD2.3 billion debtor in possession (DIP) financing, which allowed the airline to re-establish operations. IFLR Americas named this matter as one of its “Loans Deal of the Year” for 2020.*

Represented a holder of a majority in principal amount of notes issued by mortgage origination company Stearns Holdings in connection with its Chapter 11 case.

Advised a global asset manager as lender in connection with term loan facilities for middle market companies in a variety of industries.

Advised financial institutions in several credit facilities for a provider of origination/playout and live ad-hoc transmission services.

Advised a financial institution in connection with a US$500m credit facility for a provider of network, Internet, and telecoms services to finance capital expenditures.

Advised an independent film holding company in connection with a US$275m Hong Kong law credit facility (IFLR's Private Equity Deal of the Year in 2013).

Advised an independent film company in connection with an asset-based film securitization.

*Matter handled by current Sheppard Mullin partner while at previous firm.



Banking and Finance Visionary, Los Angeles Times Banking and Finance: Trends, Updates and Visionaries, 2023

Top Women in ABL, ABF Journal, 2021

Recommended Lawyer - Media and Entertainment, Legal 500, 2022


Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, "Navigating Credit Agreements," Leveraged Finance 2023, June 15, 2023
  • Speaker, "Navigating Credit Agreements," Leveraged Finance 2021, October 28, 2021

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J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1996

B.S., University of California, Berkeley, 1993, high honors


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  • New York
  • District of Columbia
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