Ira J. Schacter

Phone212 504 6035

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Securitization
  • Derivatives & Structured Products
  • Distressed Investing and Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Structured Products
  • Distressed Structured Products
  • Insurance Products
  • Insurance and Reinsurance
  • Insurance-Linked Securities
  • Securitization & Asset Based Finance
 
University State University of New York at Stony Brook, B.A., 1981
 
Law SchoolNova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, J.D., 1984; New York University School of Law, LL.M., in Corporation Law, 1985
 
Admitted1985, New York; 1992, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
 
Biography

Ira Schacter's practice consists principally of creating and structuring complex financial solutions and the formation, acquisition, and capital raising activities of businesses that issue, underwrite, trade, or invest in financial products. He is frequently called upon to develop unique financial solutions for corporate and financial institutions that bridge traditional finance with structured finance.

Ira is involved in virtually all aspects of the structured finance business with almost every type of securitization, including insurance risk, whole-company, and CDOs and with assets from the traditional to the varied, including corporate loans, swap receivables, repo, and other financial assets, as well as a variety of other unique assets, such as franchise royalties and shipping containers. He has extensive experience counseling monolines and representing them in their transactions.

He received his B.A. in Economics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook; a J.D. from the Nova Center for the Study of Law, where he was a Notes and Comments Editor of the Law Review; and an LL.M. in corporations law from the New York University School of Law.

News

News Releases

Cadwalader Advises Mercuria Energy Group in Acquisition of JPMorgan's Physical Energy and Commodities Business

Oct 03, 2014

Cadwalader Advises Acorda Therapeutics on Merger Agreement to Acquire Civitas Therapeutics

Sep 24, 2014

Cadwalader Named 2014 Americas Derivatives Law Firm of the Year; Ray Shirazi Recognized as Top Derivatives Lawyer

Sep 19, 2014

Cadwalader Advises Exelon Corporation in Acquisition of Integrys Energy Services

Jul 30, 2014

Cadwalader's Capital Markets Group Retains Top Spot in CMBS Representations

Jul 25, 2014

Cadwalader Advising Salix Pharmaceuticals in its Combination with Cosmo Technologies to Form Salix Pharmaceuticals, plc

Jul 08, 2014

Cadwalader Recognized as Best Securitization Law Firm by GlobalCapital

Jun 23, 2014

Cadwalader Tops Mortgage-Backed Securities Tables in The American Lawyer 2014 Corporate Scorecard

Apr 14, 2014

Cadwalader Attorneys, Practices Recognized by 2014 Chambers Global Guide

Mar 25, 2014

Cadwalader Advises Mercuria on Acquisition of J.P. Morgan's Energy and Commodities Trading Company

Mar 19, 2014

Cadwalader Tops List of CMBS Law Firm Representations-Again

Feb 07, 2014

Cadwalader Advises Elan Corporation in Billion Dollar Royalty Deal

May 13, 2013

More Than 25 Cadwalader Attorneys in 17 Practice Areas Recognized by 2013 Chambers Global Guide

Apr 08, 2013

Cadwalader Lauded in Multiple Practices in Chambers USA

Jun 12, 2009

Recent Press

Cadwalader Continues to Dominate Law-Firm Ranking

Jul 25, 2014

Cadwalader Remains Top CMBS Legal Advisor

Feb 07, 2014

Cadwalader Still Top CMBS Law Firm, as Sidley Makes Inroads

Jul 26, 2013

Recognition

Cadwalader Named 2014 Americas Derivatives Law Firm of the Year; Ray Shirazi Recognized as Top Derivatives Lawyer

Sep 19, 2014

Cadwalader Recognized as Best Securitization Law Firm by GlobalCapital

Jun 23, 2014

Chambers and Partners USA 2014

May 23, 2014

Cadwalader Attorneys, Practices Recognized by 2014 Chambers Global Guide

Mar 25, 2014

Chambers and Partners USA 2013

May 24, 2013

Chambers and Partners USA 2012

Jun 07, 2012

Chambers and Partners Global 2012

Mar 01, 2012

Resources

Clients & Friends Memos

Reproposed Credit Risk Retention Requirements for Asset-Backed Securities Transactions

Sep 13, 2013

The Dodd-Frank Act: How It Impacts Specific Institutions, Entities and Transactions

Jun 22, 2011

Insurance Reforms Under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Jul 20, 2010

Events

IMN's ABS East

Sep 21, 2014

Newsletter

Quorum

Quorum: March 2014 V2N1

Mar 26, 2014

 
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