Locke Lord is one of the few firms to represent almost every variety of market participant in the securitization and structured finance space. This enables us to bring to our clients a breadth of perspective and experience second to none in the marketplace. We represent issuers, underwriters, investors, trustees, servicers, master servicers, special servicers, trustees, collateral managers, credit enhancers, purchasers, lenders and rating agencies in securitizations of mortgages, home equity loans, commercial loans, CLOs, student loans and other asset classes, utilizing virtually every tax and cashflow structure and form of credit enhancement, including derivatives. We represent financial institutions, including investment banks, commercial banks, insurance and reinsurance companies, finance companies, hedge funds, private equity funds and other members of the financial industry, as sponsors in deal formation, fiduciaries in deal operation and management and litigants when the need arises.
We represent clients in transactions ancillary to structured financings, such as sales and purchases of whole loans and of servicing rights, terminations and defeasances. We also counsel clients with respect to the legislation and regulation of the financial markets, are featured speakers at industry conferences and are authors of articles on the most topical matters in the industry.