Cassandra Best is a partner in Mayer Brown's New York office and a member of the Banking & Finance practice. Cassandra has a strong background representing major US and foreign banks and other financial institutions as agents, lead arrangers and lenders in structuring, negotiating and documenting subscription credit facilities, hybrid facilities and other lending arrangements. Cassandra has been involved in many complex syndicated and bilateral credit facilities to funds managed by some of the world’s most distinguished fund sponsors. Her prior legal experience includes being special counsel at a prominent international law firm and serving as in-house counsel for a global financial institution, focusing on mergers and acquisitions and internal reorganizations and restructurings.


University of Wisconsin Law School, JD

Westminster College, BA



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  • Named New York Metro Rising Star, Super Lawyers 2020 and 2021