Morgan Lewis represents its clients in the various structured finance markets including securitization, derivatives, synthetic securities and structured lending. The firm's structured finance practice encompasses a full range of domestic and cross-border financings, including the issuance of public and private asset-backed and mortgage-backed securities, asset-backed commercial paper programs and other privately structured transactions.
Morgan Lewis Structured Finance lawyers have advised clients through literally hundreds of transactions on the many difficult issues confronting even the most sophisticated issuers, underwriters, conduit programs, and financial institutions no matter which type of program, transaction, structure or asset class they may find themselves engaged in or confronted with and without regard to geography. The group prides itself on its ability to find innovative solutions to complex financial issues that enable clients to take advantage of the business opportunities at hand in a timely and cost-effective manner.
The group's lawyers have been involved in many new or innovative structures or asset classes over the years. For example, together with its clients, they pioneered the application of structured finance techniques for hedge funds, in venture capital transactions and in negotiated mergers and acquisitions. Morgan Lewis Structured Finance also provides treasury management and general counsel services to its clients.