Sara Whyte represents investment banks, finance companies, asset managers and investors in connection with securitization transactions involving a broad variety of asset types, including timeshare, auto loans, marketplace loans, equipment lease and trade receivables. Her experience also includes open market and balance sheet CLOs.


Thought Leadership


Co-author, "MM CLOs: Trends and Outlook for 2008", Asset Securitization Report, November 2007

Co-author, "Trends to Watch in the Middle Market CLO Market for 2007", Asset Securitization Report, November 2006 and High Yield Report, November, 2006


Moderator, “Securitization Fundamentals: True Sales, Special Purpose Vehicles, Revolving versus Amortizing Structures and Other Basics,” American Bar Association Business Law Section, Chicago Meeting, September 12, 2014.


Recognized for Structured Finance: Securitization by The Legal 500 United States, 2019–2020


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2005North Carolina
  • 2009New York


  • Tulane University Law SchoolJ.D.magna cum laude2005

    Order of the Coif

    American Bankruptcy Institute Medal for Excellence in Bankruptcy Studies

    Managing Editor, Tulane Law Maritime Journal

  • University of VirginiaB.A., Psychology2002