Active in structured finance transactions in markets around the globe, John Arnholz represents financial institutions in asset financings, securitizations, and investment fund strategies. He advises clients on the acquisition and divestiture of a broad range of financial assets, including loan portfolios, distressed obligations, credit cards, debt obligations, home equity loans, residential mortgage loans, auto loans, franchise loans, renewable energy loans, floor plan receivables, servicing rights, esoteric assets, and trade receivables.
Recognized among the world’s leading securitization lawyers by International Financial Law Review, Chambers Global, and Chambers USA, John also co-authored the industry’s primary treatise, Offerings of Asset-Backed Securities, Aspen Publishers.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, John was leader of the structured transactions practice at another international law firm.
Bowdoin College, 1981, Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude
Georgetown University Law Center, 1985, Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
District of Columbia
Awards and Affiliations
Best Lawyers (2006–2015)
Chambers USA, Capital Markets: Securitization (2002–2015)
Chambers Global, Capital Markets: Securitization (2008–2014)
Legal 500, Structured Transactions (2014)
Super Lawyers, Washington, D.C. (2010–2014)
International Financial Law Review (2006–2009, 2011)