Ms. Rusnak-Carlson is the General Counsel for First Eagle Alternative Credit. Her role includes legal and compliance review of business operations, investing transactions, regulatory filings and strategic initiatives.


Ms. Rusnak-Carlson became part of First Eagle in 2020 upon the firm’s acquisition of THL Credit. Prior to joining THL Credit in 2015, Ms. Rusnak-Carlson was a Partner in the Corporate Department and a member of the Finance, Multi-Tranche Finance and Distressed Debt Groups of Proskauer Rose LLP where she was responsible for representing alternative lenders in complex financings including acquisition financings, dividend recapitalization financings, asset-based loans, cash flow loans, cross-border and multi-currency loans, multi-tiered financing facilities, second-lien, unitranche, mezzanine, subordinated debt, and distressed debt facilities in addition to intercreditor agreements and debt restructurings.


Prior to joining Proskauer Rose, Ms. Rusnak-Carlson worked at Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP as an Associate and at Triage Consulting Group as a Financial Consultant.


Ms. Rusnak-Carlson earned her J.D. from the Boston University School of Law and her B.S. in Business Administration from Georgetown University.