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 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

Clients & Friends Memos

• Final Credit Risk Retention Requirements for Asset-Backed Securities Transactions Oct 30, 2014

• 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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Ira J. Schacter


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