Tabitha B. Humphries

Tabitha B. Humphries

Counsel, Banking
Tabitha Humphries represents borrowers and lenders in connection with various types of financing transactions in a variety of industries, including investment-grade lending, acquisition financings, asset-based loan facilities, leveraged loans, cross-border secured credit facilities, secured note facilities, restructurings and workouts, debtor-in-possession financings and exit financings.


Significant transactions include the representation of:

  • CME, Inc. in connection with a $2.25 billion senior unsecured revolving loan facility and its subsidiary, Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc., in connection with a $7 billion secured loan facility;
  • XPO Logistics, Inc. in connection with its $125 million asset-based loan facility;
  • Quiksilver, Inc. in connection with its $230 million global asset-based loan facility (including Australian, Canadian, Japanese and U.S. borrowing bases);
  • Devon Energy Corporation in a $4.5 billion senior bridge term loan facility to fund the acquisition of Eagle Ford assets from GeoSouthern Energy Corp.;
  • BMO Harris Bank N.A. in connection with a $150 million asset-based revolving credit facility for Chassix, Inc.;
  • Hillenbrand, Inc. in a $600 million multi-currency revolving credit facility and the issuance of $100 million of senior unsecured notes; and
  • UBS AG in a $300 million cross-border asset-based revolving credit facility for Tronox, Inc. (including Australian, U.K., Dutch and U.S. borrowing bases).

Ms. Humphries was named a recipient of the 2020 40 Under 40 Award from The Secured Lender. She also represents pro bono clients in connection with immigration, tenants' rights and other matters.

Prior to joining Skadden, Ms. Humphries worked as a logistics coordinator for an international commodities trading company.




  • LL.M., Duke Law School, 2010
  • J.D., Duke Law School, 2010
  • B.A., Indiana University, 2003


  • Illinois

Tabitha B. Humphries