Audrey L. Sung is a partner in Holland & Knight's San Francisco office and a member of the Asset Finance Group. Ms. Sung practices general corporate and commercial law, with particular emphasis on asset-based financing for assets ranging from commercial jet aircraft to turboprop aircraft and from oil drilling rigs to private yachts.

She represents financial institutions as well as borrowers and operators in a variety of financing structures, ranging from term loans to revolving credit lines and from leveraged leases to progress payment financings. She also has extensive experience representing financial institutions and operating lessors in a wide range of domestic and cross-border leasing transactions (including sale-leasebacks), in asset acquisitions and dispositions in the secondary market, and in negotiations with manufacturers and vendors of new equipment. Ms. Sung has lectured on various aspects of aircraft finance transactions.


  • Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., French and Political Economy of Industrial Societies
  • Institut D'Etudes Politiques (Rennes, France), Certificat Détudes Politiques
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • California
  • American Bar Association (Business Section and Air and Space Law Forum, Aircraft Finance and Contracts Division)
  • Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area, former President
  • Equipment Leasing & Finance Association, former Member of the Legal Committee
  • State Bar of California Conference of Delegates, former Chair, Resolutions Committee
  • International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading
Honors & Awards
  • Finalist, Aviation Lawyer of the Year, Structured Finance Lawyer of the Year, Women in Business Law Awards, 2024
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, San Francisco Securitization and Structured Finance Law Lawyer of the Year, 2020, 2022
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Securitization and Structured Finance Law, 2014-2023; Equipment Finance Law, 2023
  • Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law, Aviation - United States, Legal Media Group's Expert Guides, 2022
  • The Legal 500 USA, Transport: Aviation and Air Travel – Finance, 2021-2024
  • Chambers USA – America's Leading Business Lawyers guide, Transportation: Aviation: Finance, 2015-2018
  • The Best of the Best USA, Aviation, Legal Media Group's Expert Guides, 2017
  • Guide to the World's Leading Aviation Lawyers, Legal Media Group's Expert Guides, 2016-2020
  • Aviation ABS Deal of the Year, Global Transport Finance, 2015
  • Debt Deal of the Year, Airline Economics, 2015
  • North American Deal of the Year, Airfinance Journal, 2015
  • The Legal 500 USA, Asset Finance and Leasing, 2012
Spoken Languages
  • Chinese - Mandarin
  • English
  • French


Speaking Engagements