Kjelsberg, Paul

Paul Kjelsberg

Partner
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Paul Kjelsberg focuses his practice on the representation of corporate trust departments of banks engaged to provide services involving a wide variety of structures and assets. Paul has represented financial institutions and service providers on transactions that have included offerings of collateralized loan obligations, collateralized bond obligations, and commercial mortgage backed securities and many others.

Paul Kjelsberg focuses his practice on the representation of corporate trust departments of banks engaged to provide services involving a wide variety of structures and assets. Paul has represented financial institutions and service providers on transactions that have included offerings of collateralized loan obligations, collateralized bond obligations, and commercial mortgage backed securities and many others.

In addition, Paul has advised his clients with respect to the rights, remedies and obligations of the parties on numerous distressed and defaulted securitizations, including matters related to liquidation and foreclosure. Paul has also worked on redemptions, amendments and restructurings of existing transactions.

Paul has worked on hundreds of securitization and derivative transactions. His representative matters include:

  • $600 million asset securitization involving collateralized loan obligation notes secured by a portfolio of leveraged bank loans and high-yield bonds
  • $750 million asset securitization involving collateralized debt obligation notes secured by a portfolio of real estate related trust preferred securities and certain other real estate related securities
  • Multi-currency synthetic collateralized debt obligation offering U.S. Dollar and Euro denominated collateralized debt obligation notes
  • Represented parties to complex credit default swap, interest rate swap and equity swap transactions following an Event of Default or Termination Event under ISDA Master Agreements
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CREDENTIALS
Education
  • J.D.,

    with honors

    , The University of Texas School of Law, 2005
  • B.B.A., Finance,

    summa cum laude

    , The University of Texas at San Antonio, 2002
Bar Admissions
  • Texas, 2005
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2005
Professional Affiliations
    • Member, Structured Finance Association
Awards & Recognitions
    • Named, The Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law (2018-2021)
Professional History
    • Partner, Locke Lord LLP
    • U.S. Marine Corps (1994-1998)