Elizabeth van Schilfgaarde

Partner at NautaDutilh NV

Elizabeth van Schilfgaarde

Elizabeth van Schilfgaarde

Partner at NautaDutilh NV

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Elizabeth van Schilfgaarde is managing partner of NautaDutilh's New York office. She serves as Netherlands and Netherlands Caribbean counsel in a wide range of international finance transactions including debt capital market transactions, acquisition finance and asset based lending. Elizabeth represents borrowers and issuers, as well as financial institutions, private equity funds and hedge funds.

Elizabeth graduated from Utrecht University Law School in 1989 with highest honors and received her LL.M. from Harvard Law School in 1990. She is admitted to the Amsterdam bar and the New York State bar. She joined NautaDutilh in 1996, was named partner in 1998 and served on the firm's Steering Committee for six years, three of which as chair.

Elizabeth is the Past President of the American Foreign Law Association and is a member of the board of The Netherland-America Foundation. Elizabeth is also on the advisory board of the ABA's Working Group on Legal Opinions, a member of the ABA Legal Opinions Committee and a member of the editorial group for the ABA Report on Cross Border Closing Opinions.

Elizabeth is "highly recommended for her expertise with the crossover of Netherlands and US law" - Chambers USA Banking & Finance 2014.

Elizabeth is ranked as an "Expert Based Abroad for Curacao General Business Law" -Chambers Global, Curacao 2014.

"What makes our life easier is that, when a deal is run from the USA, the local counsel can sometimes be out of touch with the big picture but Elizabeth is great, she's always involved on both the US and Curaçao sides. She's the one problem-spotting and holding the deal together." - Source from Chambers Global, Curacao 2014.

She is also recommended as a "Foreign Expert Based Abroad for Netherlands and Netherlands Caribbean legal expertise based in the USA" - Chambers Global Banking & Finance 2013.

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NautaDutilh is an independent law firm in the Benelux. They are among the largest law firms in Europe, with over 400 lawyers, civil law notaries and tax advisers in offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, London, Luxembourg, New York and Rotterdam.Although they specialize mainly in corporate, banking and finance law, they are also known for their expertise in the areas of tax, intellectual property, competition, telecoms and media, commercial property and insurance. Their partners have a long-standing tradition of public service and working in academia.

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The Working Group on Legal Opinions was formed in 2007. Its mission is to provide a national forum for the discussion of important issues relating to closing opinions. Participants in the Working Group on Legal Opinions include opinion givers, opinion recipients, the ABA, State and local bars as well as rating agencies and law firm malpractice insurers.

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The Fresh Air Fund, an independent not-for-profit organization, was created with one simple mission – to allow children living in low-income communities to get away from hot, noisy city streets and enjoy free summer experiences in the country.

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Strengthen bonds between The Netherlands and the United States of America through exchange in the arts, sciences, education,business and public affairs.

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