Alex Strom's practice is concentrated in the area of financial restructuring with a focus on structured finance and securitizations. He represents lenders in connection with bankruptcy-remote commercial mortgage loan originations, commercial mortgage-backed securitizations, and asset-backed securitizations.
Prior to joining Cadwalader, Alex was an associate at Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge in that firm's real estate department. Alex was also a law clerk to the Honorable Arthur Votolato, the United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Rhode Island.
He received his Bachelor of Laws with Honors from the Law Department of the State University of Belarus, his J.D. from New England School of Law, magna cum laude, and his LL.M. in Bankruptcy Law from St. John's University School of Law. Alex is admitted to practice in New York, the District of Columbia and Massachusetts.
Representative CMBS transactions include JPMorgan's $2 billion mortgage financing of Centerbridge/Paulson/Blackstone's purchase of the assets of Extended Stay Hotels in 2010, Wells Fargo's $1.4 billion mortgage and mezzanine financing of Blackstone's acquisition of the United States assets of Centro in 2011, and JPMorgan's $1.4 billion financing of Blackstone's acquisition of the assets of Motel 6 in 2012.
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