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)


  • 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
t +1 404.815.6070
f +1 404.541.3113
The Grace Building, 1114 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY, 10036-7703
t +1 212.775.8791

Joseph L. Scibilia

Experience Highlights

Multi-currency syndicated senior revolving credit facility for provider of information solutions
Representation of publicly held provider of information solutions, as borrower, in connection with $500 million multi-currency syndicated senior more
Bolt-On Acquisition of Medical Device Manufacturer
Represented French private equity fund sponsor and its portfolio company, a Franco-American manufacturer of surgical devices, in the leveraged 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
Over $500 million in syndicated senior-secured bankruptcy exit financing to a publicly-held nationwide owner and operator of nursing homes and eldercare facilities
Represented a collateral monitoring agent and lead lender in connection with over $500 million in syndicated senior-secured bankruptcy exit financing more