Mary Ellen Stanley

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Mary Ellen Stanley is a business attorney in Holland & Knight's Dallas office who focuses her practice on commercial lending, leverage and asset finance and complex structured transactions. Ms. Stanley is experienced in a variety of domestic and cross-border financial transactions.

In addition, Ms. Stanley's pro bono practice focuses on immigration, asylum and veteran discharge upgrade cases.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Stanley practiced in New York and London at a leading London-based law firm in their finance and corporate teams, representing clients in debt and equity capital market transactions and reporting, cross-border financings and structured finance transactions. 

During law school, Ms. Stanley served as editor-in-chief of the Brooklyn Journal of International Law.

Not yet admitted to Texas Bar; admitted to New York Bar only and practicing under supervision of lawyers licensed to practice in Texas.


  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • Baylor University, M.A., Museum Studies
  • University of Richmond, B.A., Art History
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • New York
Honors & Awards
  • International Business Law Fellow, Dennis J. Block Center for the Study of International Business Law, Brooklyn Law School