Gabriel Yomi Dabiri

Commercial Litigation
Polsinelli
600 3Rd Ave Fl 42
New York, NY 10016
(212) 413-2856
www.polsinelli.com


Gabriel Yomi Dabiri is the Practice Co-Leader for the Private Debt practice and Practice Co-Leader for the Cross Border Finance practice. Gabriel is a dual-qualified attorney, admitted to practice law in New York and in England and Wales. He advises clients on a variety of sophisticated finance transactions, debt restructuring and bankruptcies. Prior to practicing in the United States, Gabriel practiced law in the United Kingdom and in Asia, advising clients on complex domestic and cross-border transactions.

Gabriel represents commercial banks, investment banks, credit funds, hedge funds, business development companies, private equity sponsors, borrowers and guarantors on transactions related to:
       
  • Direct lending and alternative finance
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  • Senior, mezzanine and subordinated lending
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  • Secured and unsecured lending
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  • Leveraged finance
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  • Acquisition finance
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  • Cash flow, asset and real estate finance
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  • The issuance of public, private and sovereign debt

Distinctions

       
  • Selected as “Rising Star” in Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015- 2018, for work in Banking, Securities and Corporate Finance.
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  • Named in the “2017 Top 100” by The National Black Lawyers

Memberships

       
  • Lawline.com, Faculty Member, 2017 - present
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  • American Heart Association | American Stoke Association, Executive Board, Young Professionals, 2014 – present
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  • The Campaign to Keep Guns off Campus, Board Member, 2017 –present
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  • VGIF, Finance Committee and UN Committee, 2018 – present
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  • 1844, Member, 2014 - present
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  • Foreign Policy Association, Member, 2012 - present
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  • New York State Bar Association, Member, 2010 – present

Areas of Focus

Education

       
  • GDLP, The University of Law of England and Wales, 2009
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  • LLB, Cardiff University I Prifysgol Caerdydd, 2008
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  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2000

Bar Jurisdictions

       
  • England and Wales, 2012
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  • New York, 2010