Alexis Sáinz

Senior Associate


United States of America

Alexis Sáinz is a Senior Associate in the Washington, DC office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and a member of the law firm's Transportation & Space Group.  Ms. Sainz’s experience includes representing financial institutions, project sponsors, private equity firms, hedge funds, satellite operators, communications companies, export credit and multilateral development agencies and other project participants in a wide range of structured financings and investment transactions, involving public offerings, high yield debt, investment grade bonds, project financings, mergers & acquisitions, financial restructuring and reorganizations and in negotiating project contracts. 

Ms. Sáinz co-authored the chapter on Commercial Satellite Programs in the Routledge Handbook of Space Law and is a regular speaker at industry conferences.  She has served as a guest speaker on satellites and space law at Georgetown University, George Washington University and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.  She is a member of the American Bar Association’s forum on Air and Space Law. 

Ms. Sáinz holds a bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College, a master’s degree in Computer Science from American University, where she was a graduate fellow, and a juris doctor from the George Washington University Law School.  Ms. Sáinz is admitted to practice in New York and the District of Colombia.  She is of Colombian and Cuban descent and is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.