Sarah  Christian  picture Sarah Christian

Winstead PC
401 Congress Ave., Suite 2100
Austin, 78701


Sarah’s practice focuses primarily on corporate financing matters. She represents borrowers, financial institutions and agent banks in bank financings, securitizations and structured financings. She also represents companies in private and public placements, securities offerings and derivatives. Before beginning her career in law, Sarah worked as Controller and Chief Financial Officer of a privately held electrical contracting firm.

Bank Financings
• Publicly traded offshore drilling services company - $500 million syndicated senior secured credit facility
• Privately-held REIT Entity - $75 million syndicated revolving credit facility
• Privately-held energy company - $60 million first lien term loan, $25 million first lien revolving loan and $30 million second lien term loan
Mergers and Acquisitions
• Representation of a privately held oil and energy company in sale to energy investment group
Other Representations
• Privately-held renewable energy company - $90 million dollar revenue stream securitization facility
• Privately-held technology company – programmatic compliance with CFTC and EMIR requirements and negotiation of ISDA Master Agreements, advised client on terms of ISDA Master Agreements, derivatives transactions, and related ISDA provisions and structures

• J.D., The University of Texas School of Law 2014 with honors
• M.Tx., taxation, Mississippi State University 2003 magna cum laude
• B.Acc, accountancy, Mississippi State University 2002 magna cum laude

Admission & Affiliations
• State Bar of Texas
• Austin Bar Association
• Austin Young Lawyers Association
• International Insolvency Institute, NextGen Member