ASF 2013 Sponsor Descriptions
Bingham McCutchen LLP
Bingham McCutchen LLP

Thought leaders and trusted advisors to the largest financial institution and corporate issuers, the lawyers in Bingham’s structured finance and securitization practice offer innovative solutions to help our clients address their financing needs. We have been named 2013 Securitization and Structured Finance Law Firm of the Year by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers and have represented more issuers and underwriters combined in offerings of ABS/MBS than any other law firm in the U.S. in the past five years, according to Asset-Backed Alert and Thomson Financial.

Our Capital Markets team enjoys Band 1 ranking in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and is the only Band 1 law firm recommended for both client service and commercial awareness. Chambers USA reports that “This team is the granddaddy of the securitization market - it knows all the current market trends and keeps ahead of the game to know what's around the corner.” Clients and peers have recognized Bingham in Chambers Global and Chambers USA for its “creativity,” “superb advice” and “careful handling of sensitive transactional issues.” Bingham provides “a level of experience and innovation that is legendary in the market.”

Our premier practice employs its substantial resources and hands on knowledge to manage volume transactions and design and execute sophisticated, one-off deals involving virtually any asset class. Our lawyers continually advise clients on new deals, liquidity solutions, resecuritizations and restructurings in both the public and private sector. In this rapidly changing marketplace, we closely monitor developments in the legislative and regulatory arenas to help clients hone their financial strategies. We are known for our work in:

  • asset classes such as auto loans and leases, student loans, dealer floor plan, equipment, credit cards, RMBS, SBA and other government agency programs
  • CLOs, CDOs and structured products, and derivatives referencing them
  • Mortgage finance -- buying and selling of loan portfolios and master servicing rights, servicer advance facilities, whole loan trading, re-REMICS, acquisition financing
  • Esoteric assets: insurance, energy, whole business, IP, trade receivables
  • Acquisitions and sophisticated structured financings, conduits, repos, total return swaps, credit linked notes

Bingham’s global platform offers a broad range of market-leading practices focused on financial services firms and FORTUNE 100 companies. Bingham has the resources of 1,000 lawyers in 14 offices, including leading financial and regulatory centers such as New York, Boston, London, Washington, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Frankfurt.