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Amrita Maini

Associate

Education

  • Cornell Law School, 2004, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • Cornell Law School, 2004, LL.M., magna cum laude, International and Comparative Law
  • Mount Holyoke College, 2001, B.A., cum laude, International Relations

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • New York

Amrita is an associate in the Financial Industry Group in our Abu Dhabi office.  Amrita has experience advising on capital markets, structured finance, and general finance transactions in the United States, Eastern and Southern Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia.  Prior to joining Reed Smith in the Middle East, Amrita practiced at a leading New York law firm in the United States.  Her representative experience includes:

  • Representing banks and hedge funds in connection with the purchase and sale of creditor claims against bankrupt and distressed companies.
  • Representing emerging market issuers, including corporate and sovereign issuers and underwriters on debt and equity offerings.
  • Representing underwriters in stranded cost and storm bond securitizations, and representing issuers, underwriters and monoline insurers in residential mortgage and auto-loan backed securitizations.

Employment History

  • 2011 - Reed Smith
  • 2010 - Richards Kibbe & Orbe, LLP
  • 2004 - Dewey & LeBoeuf, LLP