Structured Finance

Throughout the turmoil in the capital markets, Stroock’s Structured Finance Practice Group has maintained its role as an industry leader. For over 25 years, Stroock’s Structured Finance Practice Group has been at the forefront of innovation and market trends. As securitization markets have evolved from traditional asset classes to new esoteric structures, Stroock attorneys have helped lead the way. The Group’s focus includes structured settlements, timeshare loans, equipment leases, pre-settlements, lottery receivables, tax liens, cell towers and insurance-linked securities, including catastrophe bonds, life settlements, premium finance, and Regulation Triple X and Guideline AXXX. Stroock also remains involved with more traditional assets, such as mortgage loans and student loans.

Stroock and its attorneys are consistently ranked in Chambers USA and Chambers Global within the areas of Securitization and Structured Products, as well as IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law FirmsTotal Securitization has referred to Stroock as “a stalwart in the securitization arena” and Securitization News noted its “versatility in structuring deals from the traditional to the esoteric.”

The Structured Finance Practice Group’s clients range from small, specialty finance companies to hedge funds, private equity funds, large investment and commercial banks and insurance companies, including Barclays Capital Inc., Citigroup, Goldman, Sachs & Co., Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., The Blackstone Group, Fortress Investment Group LLC, Liberty Mutual, Brean Capital LLC, Sterne Agee & Leach Inc., City National Bank, Welk Resort Group, Inc. and Gold Key Resorts.

Attorneys in the Structured Finance Practice Group work closely with attorneys in Stroock’s Tax, ERISA, Financial Restructuring, Derivatives, Insurance, Real Estate, Intellectual Property, and Commercial Finance practice groups. These collaborative efforts help ensure that our clients receive cutting-edge solutions tailored to meet their needs.

Attorneys also create investment funds and other vehicles for aggregating and deploying capital for an array of assets, including structured settlements, life settlements, equipment leasing, tax liens, and intellectual property.

In addition to annual recognition throughout various legal ranking publications, Stroock’s Structured Finance attorneys are also active in industry groups, including the Structured Finance Industry Group (SFIG), the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), the Structured Finance Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, the Institutional Life Markets Association, the American College of Investment Counsel and the Life Insurance Settlement Association.
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Attorneys in this Group


NAME TITLE OFFICE
Micah W. Bloomfield Partner New York

Micah W. Bloomfield
Partner
New York

Susan Cohen Special Counsel New York

Susan Cohen
Special Counsel
New York

Richard L. Fried Of Counsel New York

Richard L. Fried
Of Counsel
New York

Naji Massouh Special Counsel New York

Naji Massouh
Special Counsel
New York

Mark N. Rae Partner New York

Mark N. Rae
Partner
New York

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