David S. Gingold

Special Counsel
New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone212 504 6386

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Practice Areas

  • CLOs
  • Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • Derivatives & Structured Products
  • OTC Derivatives
  • Securitization & Asset Based Finance
  • Structured Products
University Williams College, B.A., 1995
Law SchoolUniversity of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1998
Admitted1999, New York

David Gingold is a corporate and securities lawyer whose practice is concentrated in structured finance, derivatives, and securitization. He has a wide range of experience representing underwriters, issuers, collateral managers, investors, loan sellers, and swap providers in various types of public and private securities offerings and structured finance transactions. Along with corporate debt and equity issuances, David has provided clients with advice regarding the structuring, ongoing operation and liquidation of various types of public and private securitizations, including cash, synthetic, commercial real estate-backed and hybrid collateralized debt obligations (CDOs), collateralized loan obligations, and fixed and floating rate commercial mortgage securitizations. In particular, David regularly represents a major investment bank with respect to liquidating ABS CDOs and other types of structured financings.

David also served as one of the primary attorneys in Cadwalader's representation of the United States Department of the Treasury in its Community Development Capital Initiative, helping to develop documentation and overseeing the closing of more than 70 investments with a variety of banks and credit unions.

Additionally, David has significant experience representing counterparties in derivatives transactions, including credit default swaps, total return swaps, and interest rate and basis swaps. David regularly provides advice to major investment banks regarding their exposure to troubled derivative counterparties. He also has experience in mergers and acquisitions, leveraged lease financing, and general corporate counseling.

In 2011, 2012 and 2013, David was recognized as a Rising Star in New York by Super Lawyers.

Prior to joining Cadwalader, David was an associate at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. He received his B.A. from Williams College and his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York.

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News Releases

Cadwalader Makes Headway in CLO Rankings, Taking Top Spot Among Underwriter Counsel

Aug 21, 2015

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Cadwalader Retains Top Spot in Commercial MBS Representations

Jan 23, 2015


Cadwalader Makes Headway in CLO Rankings, Taking Top Spot Among Underwriter Counsel

Aug 21, 2015


Clients & Friends Memos

Final Credit Risk Retention Requirements for Asset-Backed Securities Transactions

Oct 30, 2014



Jan 21, 2014

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David S. Gingold

New YorkNY 10281-0006


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