Andrew Salerno

Andrew Salerno

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Andrew Salerno is an associate in Baker McKenzie’s New York office and a member of the Firm’s North America Transactional Practice Group.

Practice Focus

Andrew advises clients on a variety of transactional matters. He has experience representing export credit agencies, banks and major companies in debt finance transactions and cash management arrangements. Andrew also counsels sovereign entities, not-for-profits and major companies on banking, finance and secured transactions regulations.

Representative Legal Matters

Credit Facilities and Guaranties

  • Advised the Japan Bank for International Cooperation on providing a guaranty in cooperation with the US Development Finance Corporation to Export Finance Australia to support the acquisition of a telecommunications infrastructure company in the Pacific Region as announced at the 2022 G20 Summit.
  • Advised the Japan Bank of International Cooperation in providing a USD 600 million cross-border loan, co-financed equally with MUFG Bank, to support the acquisition of new aircraft for use in the borrower’s aviation leasing operations.
  • Advised an internationally renowned not-for-profit on how a US government failure to raise the debt ceiling would impact the entity’s revolving credit agreement.

Banking, Finance, and Secured Transactions Regulations; Cash Management

  • Advised the nation of Japan on a proposal that would represent the first reform to Japanese secured transactions law in 120 years.
  • Advised a foreign export credit agency on New York State, Delaware State, and federal lending regulations in connection with a proposed credit facility.
  • Advised a major silicon chip producer on banking regulations in connection with the company’s cash management strategies.
  • Representing a Fortune 50 company on creating a cross-border notional cash pooling arrangement for its international subsidiaries in 12 jurisdictions. 
  • Representing a laboratory service provider on creating a cross-border hybrid cash pooling arrangement for 6 unique currencies.

Professional Associations and Memberships

New York State Bar Association


  • New York (2023)


  • Washington University School of Law (JD, Cum Laude, Honor Scholar Award, and Dean's List) (2022)
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook (BS Honors College Certificate) (2017)