Mirlande Telfort maintains a busy debt finance practice with an Am Law 50 law firm, while actively promoting diversity and inclusion and serving her community. She focuses her practice on representing banks, private equity funds and other investors in a variety of complex financing transactions. She counsels clients in a broad range of industries, with a focus in the healthcare, manufacturing, technology and retail sectors. Prior to joining her current law firm, Mirlande practiced in the corporate department of New York-based international law firm, where she represented leading investment banks and other institutional investors in corporate transactions involving high-yield debt and equity offerings. In addition to her robust legal practice, Mirlande serves on various leadership committees focused on the recruitment, retention and promotion of women and diverse attorneys and continuously devotes her time and resources to non-profit organizations committed to assisting disadvantaged groups. Mirlande received her bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Economics from Emory University and her juris doctorate from Howard University.