Cindy, partner and a member of the Eversheds Sutherland (US) Energy and Infrastructure Practice Group, assists electric cooperative clients and other energy clients with a wide array of financing transactions. With more than 15 years of experience, her work includes first mortgage indentures, secured and unsecured bilateral and syndicated credit facilities, direct and agented private placements, government-guaranteed financings, lease financings of renewable energy projects, tax-exempt bond transactions and taxable capital markets transactions. To date, Cindy has participated in over 18 debt private placements in excess of $3 billion. For example, she recently served as issuer’s counsel to one of the largest electric distribution cooperatives in the United States in a $135 million private placement of first mortgage notes. She also advises clients with respect to Rural Utilities Service (RUS) regulatory and loan program requirements and provides general finance and corporate representation.