Jordan M. Schwartz

Senior Counsel
New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone212 504 6136

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Practice Areas

  • Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • Corporate
  • Corporate Finance
  • Distressed Structured Products
  • Structured Products
  • Mortgage Banking & Whole Loan Trading
  • Municipal Securitization
  • Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • Securitization & Asset Based Finance
University Stanford University, B.A., 1978
Law SchoolUniversity of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1981
Admitted1981, Illinois; 1988, New York

Jordan Schwartz practices primarily in the area of structured finance. As such, he has been lead counsel in hundreds of public and private securitization transactions, involving a wide array of asset classes. Clients he regularly represents include major investment banks, commercial banks, insurance companies, and institutional investors. In addition to structured finance expertise, Jordan has many years of experience as a corporate lawyer and business advisor and has participated in a variety of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, initial public offerings, leveraged aircraft leasing, and computer hardware and software development, acquisition, and licensing arrangements.

Before joining Cadwalader, Jordan was an attorney with Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg in Chicago. He has also served as Vice President and General Counsel of Ticketmaster Corporation, a national computerized ticketing services provider.

Jordan co-founded and is currently the Secretary and a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the Structured Finance Industry Group. He has authored or co-authored numerous comment letters on regulatory and securities law matters, including the Dodd-Frank Act and Regulation AB. Jordan is also a member of the Structured Finance Subcommittee of the Committee on Federal Regulation of Securities of the American Bar Association and the Secondary and Capital Markets Committee of the Mortgage Bankers Association. Jordan has earned recognition from various independent sources, including The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA (Tier 1): America's Leading Lawyers, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the East, and Who's Who in American Law.

Jordan received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University and his law degree from the University of Chicago Law School.

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News Releases

Cadwalader Recognized by 2015 Chambers Global Guide Mar 12, 2015

Recent Press

Cadwalader Retains Top Spot in Commercial MBS Representations Jan 23, 2015


Cadwalader Recognized by 2015 Chambers Global Guide Mar 12, 2015


Clients & Friends Memos

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


The American Securitization Forum's Project RESTART: The Securitization Industry's Attempt to Restore Investor Confidence Dec 11, 2009


SFIG and IMN's ABS Vegas 2015 Feb 08, 2015

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Jordan M. Schwartz

New YorkNY 10281-0006


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