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Sterlington is an international law firm with leading capabilities in sophisticated transactional and litigation work.

Market Leading Matters

  • $10b

    crypto bankruptcy in the BVI and NY

    Acting for substantial creditors in the liquidation of Three Arrows Capital in the BVI and NY

  • $800m


    Represented substantial equity participant in $800m acquisition

  • $60m

    loan restructuring

    Advised lender in a $60m loan restructuring

  • $1.3b


    Advised management team in $1.3b Up-C de-SPAC

  • $100m+

    incentive plan dispute

    Advised management team in a dispute regarding an incentive plan

  • $10b

    qui tam

    Advised key management team participants in a dispute regarding a substantial incentive plan

  • $1b+

    royalty dispute

    Pursued royalty claims against a multi-billion-dollar royalty stream

  • $7b


    Advised founder in IPO of $7b real estate tech company

  • $40m

    crypto dispute

    Pursued $40m dispute relating to a crypto company

  • $60+m


    Represented a lender in foreclosing on equity under a credit facility

  • $350m


    Structured private placement life insurance policy structure with up to $350m in potential value

  • $25m

    biotech investment

    Represented company in $25m investment into a private biotech

  • $250k

    angel capital

    Advised investor in $250,000 investment into a tech startup

  • $90m


    Sale of founder’s controlling stake in a $90m fintech company

  • $25m


    Advised borrower on a $25m loan

  • $50m

    Mexican company acquisition

    Advised purchaser of a controlling stake in a Mexican company

  • Equity plan for



    Structured an equity plan in a $15+b private technology company

  • $1.4b


    Represented rollover participants in $1.4b acquisition of a healthcare company

  • $5m

    founder departure

    Represented hedge fund founder in $5m claim against the fund manager

  • $2b


    Advised equity participants in $2b sale of an enterprise software business

  • $4b

    succession planning

    Succession planning for founder’s stake in a $4b AUM private equity fund

  • Corporate

    Set up corporate trustee structures for multi hundred-million-dollar estate

  • $850m

    acquisition structure

    Represented founders in structuring $850m acquisition of a logistics business

  • $50m


    Advised owner in sale of a $50m sports business

  • New Airline

    Represented VC investors in funding the launch of a new Africa-based airline

  • Private

    Advised substantial investment bank on private placement matters

  • Internal

    Assisted private biotech company with complex internal restructuring

  • $200m

    Caribbean real estate deal

    Advised island owner in a $200m plan for a Caribbean real estate development

  • Family Office

    Advised multi-billion-dollar family office on establishing its regulatory structure

  • CEO

    Represented CEO of a major cryptocurrency company in structuring equity arrangements

  • $100m

    litigation finance fund

    Advised on $100m fund investment to establish a new litigation finance company

  • PE fund

    succession plan

    Succession planning for founder’s stake in a $4b AUM PE fund

  • Litigation

    Advised litigation finance company on underwriting litigation finance investments

  • IP Dispute

    Advised Japanese corporation on scope of damages in IP infringement dispute

  • $12m


    Represented seller in divesture of a med tech business

  • $100m


    Represented seller of rights to a $99m package of IP rights

  • $70m

    private placement

    Represented company in a $70m private capital raise

  • $100m


    Advised founder in $100m cramdown

  • $300m

    VC financing

    Advised founder in $300m VC financing round

  • $15m


    Advised convertible noteholders on a $15m merger

  • $20m


    Advised tech founder in a sale of control of a startup

  • $65m


    Advised real estate company in raising $65m of acquisition capital

  • $70m


    Advised borrower on $70m credit facility

  • $30m

    loan restructuring

    Advised borrower in restructuring $30m convertible loan


With deep experience and specialized skills across multiple practices and industries, our team serves clients with an unwavering commitment to delivering the highest quality work to help them achieve their business goals.

  • Business-first approach

    Sterlington leverages outstanding legal talent with a business-first approach – our clients’ businesses and end goals come first. By anticipating challenges and operating with excellence and efficiency, we get deals done.

  • Outstanding legal talent

    Our lawyers are experts in business across a range of industries. Our team is commercially minded, efficient, creative, and practical and we pride ourselves on our outstanding work, powerful client relationships, and strong teamwork across the firm. Our attorneys hail from top AmLaw firms and were educated at the highest educational institutions.

  • High-profile clients

    Sterlington works on complex deals for high-profile clients including private equity and other funds, multi-billion-dollar family offices, public and private companies, investment banks, high-net-worth individuals, startups, and more.

  • Amazing legal careers

    We are a preeminent international law firm that offers amazing careers through a 100% virtual model.