Winstead PC is pleased to announce that Sarah Christian has joined the firm as Of Counsel in the Public Finance Practice Group in the firm’s Austin office. Sarah joins Winstead from Petros, where she was vice president of legal.
Sarah represents private and public sector clients in complex financing transactions involving the use of bond issuances and secured loan agreements to finance real estate development, solar projects, utility projects, education projects, healthcare projects and other development. Sarah also has significant experience in tax credit monetization transactions, property assessed clean energy (PACE) financing, and other public-private partnership financing transactions and represents end users and non-dealer counterparties in a wide variety of derivatives transactions.
Sarah earned her J.D. with honors from The University of Texas School of Law in 2014 and graduated magna cum laude with a Master’s in Taxation and a Bachelor’s in Accountancy from Mississippi State University in 2003 and 2002, respectively. Prior to law school, Sarah was chief financial officer for an electrical contracting firm in Mississippi.
Winstead is a national business law firm with more than 300 attorneys who serve as trusted advisors to emerging, mid-market and large companies, both public and private. The Winstead team provides a range of core legal services that are critical to our clients achieving their business goals. Winstead’s business transactions and litigation practices serve key industries including airlines, financial services, healthcare, investment management/private equity, life sciences, real estate, sports business and universities.