Anna M. Virene
Partner

My clients engage me on transactions because they know that I will approach each transaction with a business mindset that will accomplish their goals and protect their interests. I strive to resolve issues in an efficient and expedient manner.

Chair of the firm's banking and finance practice group, Anna Virene represents regional and national financial institutions in a wide variety of secured and unsecured commercial lending transactions, including representation of agent banks and lenders in syndicated credit facilities, acquisition financing transactions, troubled debt workouts, restructurings and disposition of collateral.

She has extensive experience in construction and other real estate loans and other types of financing transactions, including loans to operating companies, energy sector lending, equity and asset acquisition financing, bridge-to-call loan facilities, Ex-Im Bank (Export-Import Bank of the United States) financing, loans to not-for-profit institutions, railcar financing, floor plan financing, equipment financing, and foreclosures of real and personal property.

Representative Experience
  • Represented a financial institution acting as administrative agent in connection with a $200,000,000 unsecured revolving line of credit.
  • Represented a financial institution acting as administrative agent in connection with a $140,000,000 revolving line of credit.
  • Represented a financial institution acting as administrative agent in connection with $80,000,000 in revolving line of credit and term facilities for the acquisition of equity in a number of energy servicing companies.
  • Represented a financial institution acting as administrative agent in connection with a $54,180,000 construction loan facility.
  • Represented a financial institution acting as administrative agent in connection with a $40,000,000 revolving line of credit facility.
  • Represented a financial institution acting as administrative agent in connection with a $31,150,000 construction loan facility.
  • Represented financial institutions in various credit transactions (both single-bank and syndicated transactions) ranging in loan sizes from $1,000,000 to $40,000,000.
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Organizational Involvement
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association
     
Education
  • B.A., The University of Texas at Austin (2001)
  • J.D., summa cum laude with honors, Texas Tech University School of Law (2005)
Bar Admission
  • Texas (2005)