Sarah B. Gelb

Sarah-Gelb

Sarah B. Gelb

Partner

Philadelphia | Cira Centre, 2929 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-2808
+1 215 994 2763 | +1 215 994 2222

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Sarah B. Gelb, a partner in Dechert’s global finance practice, advises on a wide range of financing transactions, including secured financing and loan transactions, acquisition financing, recapitalizations and restructurings. Her clients include public and private companies, private equity and other financial sponsors and their portfolio companies and institutional lenders and other providers of senior, mezzanine and subordinated capital.

Ms. Gelb is regularly listed as a recommended lawyer for commercial lending in The Legal 500 US and has been noted as “one of the firm’s most versatile lawyers” on the corporate and banking side by IFLR1000. In addition, she was named to the BTI Client Service All-Star Team for Law Firms, a select group of attorneys chosen by Fortune 1000 corporate counsel for their outstanding client service.

Experience
  • Select Medical Corporation in its US$1.6 billion senior financing.
  • B&G Foods, Inc. in its US$1.55 billion senior financing.
  • RCS Capital Corporation in its in excess of US$1 billion reorganization and restructuring including forbearance arrangements and DIP and exit financings.
  • Court Square Capital and its portfolio companies in various acquisition and related financings.
  • First Atlantic Capital and its portfolio companies in various acquisition and related financings.
  • Graham Partners and its portfolio companies in various acquisition and related financings.
  • Edgen Group in its US$375 million cross-border revolving credit facility.
  • Edgen Murray Corporation in its recapitalization which included US$650 million of first/second lien and revolving debt.
  • Infiltrator Systems, Inc. in its recapitalization which included a US$147 million second amended and restated credit agreement and US$67.2 million of Senior Secured Term C Notes.
Education
  • Cornell University, A.B., 1987
  • Cornell Law School, J.D., 1990
Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Memberships
  • Chair of the Business Law Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Member, Private Equity Committee of the Philadelphia Bar Association