Christina B.
Rissler
Partner

404.853.8041

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

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)

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

Education
  • J.D., summa cum laude, University of Notre Dame Law School, Note Editor, Notre Dame Law Review
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Oglethorpe University
Bar Admissions
  • Georgia
  • New York
  • Colorado
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Clerkships

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

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