Sheryl Kelly counsels clients on all aspects of commercial business and finance concerns, commercial lending and loan restructurings, placing additional emphasis on public finance, health care, higher education and general corporate matters.
Sheryl has extensive experience in negotiating, structuring and advising a variety of financial, private equity and corporate clients on single and multi-bank domestic and international financings, multi-currency facilities, asset-based and other secured and unsecured credit facilities, asset-backed structured finance securitizations, note sales, bond issuances, construction financings, mezzanine transactions, loan syndications, interest rate swaps and other derivatives, insolvency, workouts and asset sales and acquisitions.
She provides financial services and corporate clients with analysis of federal regulatory matters, including advising on requirements applicable to derivatives transactions under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and Commodity Exchange Act.
She has represented both lenders and borrowers in private placement of bond financings and notes, in providing letter of credit and other credit enhancement for public finance issuances and has provided counsel to clients in connection with restructuring public finance transactions.
In addition, Sheryl represents clients in connection with domestic and foreign contracting for the sale and purchase of goods and services.
Sheryl is a member of the Ohio and Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Associations and is a member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers.
She is also a member of the Board of Directors of AXYS – a national nonprofit organization providing advocacy, education and support for individuals with X and Y chromosome variations – and chairs the Research Oversight Committee.
She began her tenure with Calfee in 1996.