Joe Scibilia leads the firm’s Leveraged Finance practice. He focuses his practice on commercial finance matters and has more than twenty years of experience in complex commercial finance transactions.

Mr. Scibilia has extensive experience representing both lenders and borrowers in complex commercial financing transactions. His practice includes the representation of public and private companies, as well as foreign and domestic financial institutions. His practice focuses on representing lenders and borrowers in debt financings, including syndicated credit facilities on both a leveraged and investment grade basis, cash flow and asset-based financings, secured and unsecured credit facilities, letter of credit facilities, first lien and second lien financings, bridge loan financings, acquisition financings, asset securitizations, subordinated debt facilities, real estate financings, and debtor-in-possession financings. Mr. Scibilia also represents financial institutions and customers of financial institutions in connection with interest rate hedge transactions, loan syndications and participations, loan sales, workouts and debt restructurings. 

Mr. Scibilia was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Banking and Finance Law in 2016, 2017 and 2018. He was honored by BTI Consulting Group as one of 307 attorneys nationwide to be selected to its Client Service All-Stars 2013. Mr. Scibilia received this distinction for delivering the absolute best client service to Fortune 1000 companies. He is AV® Preeminent™ rated for Banking and Finance Law by Martindale-Hubbell.*

*CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedure's standards and policies.

Professional & Community Activities

American Bar Association, Member
 Business Law Section
 Business Financing Committee
 Commercial Finance Committee
 Uniform Commercial Code Committee

Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys, Member

Atlanta Bar Association, Business Law Section, Member

State Bar of Georgia, Business Law Section, Uniform Commercial Code Committee, Member

St. John’s Law Review (former member)

Education

  • St. John's University School of Law, J.D.
    cum laude
  • Hofstra University, B.B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Connecticut
  • Georgia

Who We Are

Suite 2800, 1100 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA, 30309-4528
USA
t +1 404.815.6070
f +1 404.541.3113
The Grace Building, 1114 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY, 10036-7703
USA
t +1 212.775.8791

Joseph L. Scibilia

Experience Highlights

$100M privately placed senior unsecured notes and over $100M in combined working capital and franchisee loan facilities for publicly held company
Representation of publicly held company, as borrower, issuer and guarantor, engaged in selling and leasing home and office furniture, electronics and more
Syndicated senior secured revolving credit facility for regional coal producer
Representation of publicly held leading regional coal producer, as borrower, in connection with $100 million syndicated senior secured revolving more
Tribal Gaming Financing
Representation of a tribal gaming authority in connection with $350 senior secured credit facility for use in refinancing existing gaming and resort more
Tribal Financing
Representation of tribal affiliate in connection with unsecured “covenant-lite” credit facility totaling $140,000,000 for use in construction of new more