PRACTICE AREAS


Marija Pecar is an associate in the Corporate Department and a member of the Commercial Finance and Financial Restructuring Practice Groups. Ms. Pecar is dual qualified to practice both New York and English law, and represents leading investment and commercial banks, private equity sponsors, hedge funds and other financial institutions, as well as public and private companies on a wide range of complex financing transactions, including domestic and cross-border leveraged acquisition finance, syndicated finance, shipping finance and restructurings. 

Prior to joining Stroock, Ms. Pecar practiced at an international firm in London, where she worked on a variety of complex derivatives transactions (including pensions hedging and longevity swaps), structured finance matters and capital markets issuances. 

SPEECHES & EVENTS

  • Speaker, "Blockchain Technology and the Financial System: Legal and Regulatory Issues", New York City Bar Association, Futures & Derivatives Regulation Committee, June 14, 2017

PUBLICATIONS

  • Co-author, "Unblocking the Blockchain: Regulating Distributed Ledger Technology," Futures & Derivatives Law Report, November 2016

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

England and Wales, 2013; New York, 2011


EDUCATION

LL.M., New York University School of Law, 2010

B.A., University of Oxford, 2009