• Biography

    Monika Sanford is a partner in the Finance Practice Group of Haynes and Boone. Monika's practice is focused on the representation of financial institutions and borrowers in commercial loan transactions. Monika has experience in representing lenders with negotiating and documenting loans to real estate private equity funds in connection with subscription secured financings as well as negotiating and documenting other secured and unsecured transactions. Additionally, Monika has represented borrowers in intercreditor relationships and in subordinated financing transactions, and has represented issuers in connection with offerings of senior secured notes.

    Professional Recognition

    • Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Thomson Reuters, 2013-2019
    • APIS Best Lawyers Under 40 Award, 2015
  • Education and Clerkships

    • J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2007, cum laude; SMU International Law Review, Staff Editor; Asian American Law Students Association, Vice President.
    • B.B.A., Finance, University of Texas at Austin, 2004, with high honors, Minor in Economics
  • Admissions

    • Texas, 2007
  • Languages

    • Hindi