Jordan M. Schwartz

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

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Experience & Credentials
 

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
 
Biography

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.

News & Resources

NEWS

News Releases

•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 Tops List of CMBS Law Firm Representations-Again
Feb 07, 2014

•2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 44 Cadwalader Attorneys Across a Range of Practices
Oct 22, 2013

•Super Lawyers 2013 New York Metro Edition Recognizes More Than 30 Cadwalader Attorneys
Sep 18, 2013

•More Than 25 Cadwalader Attorneys in 17 Practice Areas Recognized by 2013 Chambers Global Guide
Apr 08, 2013

•Super Lawyers Names Metropolitan New York Cadwalader Lawyers in More Than 20 Areas of Practice as Outstanding in Their Fields
Oct 15, 2012

•2013 Edition of The Best Lawyers In America Recognizes 45 Cadwalader Attorneys in Multiple Areas of Practice
Oct 06, 2012

•Super Lawyers Taps More Than 40 Metropolitan New York Cadwalader Attorneys as Outstanding in Their Fields
Sep 26, 2011

•2012 Edition of The Best Lawyers In America Recognizes 45 Cadwalader Attorneys in 30 Areas of Practice
Sep 06, 2011

•Cadwalader Recognized for Continued Excellence by Chambers Global 2011
Apr 19, 2011

•The Best Lawyers In America Recognizes 37 Cadwalader Attorneys in 21 Areas of Practice
Aug 04, 2010

•Cadwalader Recognized as Industry Leader by Chambers
Jun 15, 2010

•2010 Edition of The Best Lawyers In America Recognizes Numerous Cadwalader Attorneys
Aug 07, 2009

•Cadwalader Lauded in Multiple Practices in Chambers USA
Jun 12, 2009

Recent Press

•SEC Suggests Private Websites for Underlying ABS Details
Mar 25, 2014

•Cadwalader Remains Top CMBS Legal Advisor
Feb 07, 2014

•Cadwalader Still Top CMBS Law Firm, as Sidley Makes Inroads
Jul 26, 2013

•Still Searching For Pathway Out of the Loan Crisis
Jan 09, 2012

•Market Experts See Private Sector Lacking Ability to Take Over for Fannie and Freddie
Dec 16, 2011

Recognition

•Chambers and Partners USA 2014
May 23, 2014

•Cadwalader Attorneys, Practices Recognized by 2014 Chambers Global Guide
Mar 25, 2014

•2014 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 44 Cadwalader Attorneys Across a Range of Practices
Oct 22, 2013

•Chambers and Partners USA 2013
May 24, 2013

•Super Lawyers 2012
Oct 15, 2012

•The Best Lawyers In America 2013
Oct 06, 2012

•Chambers and Partners USA 2012
Jun 07, 2012

•Chambers and Partners Global 2012
Mar 01, 2012

RESOURCES

Clients Friends Memos

•The Volcker Rule's Impact on Banking Entities' Ownership and Sponsorship of Structured Finance and Securitization Transactions
Dec 17, 2013

•Reproposed Credit Risk Retention Requirements for Asset-Backed Securities Transactions
Sep 13, 2013

•The Volcker Rule's Impact on Financial Institutions' Ownership and Sponsorship of Structured Finance and Securitization Transactions
Nov 03, 2011

•SEC Proposes a New Rule Prohibiting Conflicts of Interest in Securitizations
Oct 04, 2011

•SEC Seeks Public Comment On Treatment of Asset-Backed Issuers under the Investment Company Act
Sep 13, 2011

•SEC Re-Proposes Shelf Eligibility Conditions for Asset-Backed Securities
Aug 16, 2011

•SEC Proposed Rules Regarding Third-Party Due Diligence Disclosure
Jul 08, 2011

•The Dodd-Frank Act: How It Impacts Specific Institutions, Entities and Transactions
Jun 22, 2011

•Proposed Credit Risk Retention Requirements for Asset-Backed Securities Transactions
Apr 06, 2011

•SEC Issues Final Rules for New Disclosure Requirements Regarding Representations and Warranties in Asset-Backed Securities Offerings
Feb 01, 2011

•SEC Issues Final Rules Regarding Diligence and Disclosure in ABS Offerings
Feb 01, 2011

•S&P Reconsiders De-Linked Rating for Bank-Sponsored Securitizations That Fall Outside FDIC's Final Safe Harbor Rule
Nov 22, 2010

•S&P Likely to Refuse De-Linked Ratings for Bank-Sponsored Securitizations That Fail to Meet FDIC's Final Safe Harbor Rule
Oct 27, 2010

•Art. 122a: Risk Retention for Securitisations with European Credit Institution Investors
Oct 27, 2010

•SEC Proposes New Rules Regarding Diligence and Disclosure in ABS Offerings
Oct 26, 2010

•SEC Proposes New Disclosure Requirements Regarding Representations and Warranties in Asset-Backed Securities Offerings
Oct 18, 2010

•FDIC Adopts Final Securitization Safe Harbor Rule
Oct 11, 2010

•FDIC Approves Final Securitization Safe Harbor
Sep 28, 2010

•SEC Releases Timetable for Rulemaking and Reporting for Asset-Backed Securities under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
Sep 22, 2010

•The EU Commission Proposes Onerous Requirements for Rated Structured Finance Instruments
Jul 22, 2010

•Reforms to the Asset-Backed Securitization Process and the Regulation of Credit Rating Agencies Under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
Jul 20, 2010

•Securitization Reforms: What is the Current State of Play?
May 26, 2010

•FDIC Seeks Stronger, Sustainable Securitizations by Imposing Additional Conditions to Eligibility for Securitization Safe Harbor
May 21, 2010

•SEC Proposes Significant Enhancements to Regulation of Asset-Backed Securities
Apr 20, 2010

•SEC Announces Proposal to Significantly Enhance the Regulation of Asset-Backed Securities
Apr 07, 2010

•New U.S. Covered Bond Legislation Introduced
Mar 25, 2010

•Interim Final Rule Interpreting The Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009 Takes Effect
Mar 05, 2010

•Recent Changes to SEC Rating Agency Reform Impose Burdensome Requirements on Structured Products Participants
Mar 03, 2010

•The Revised FDIC Securitization Safe Harbor Rule; The FDIC Responds to Changes in GAAP Accounting Rules with Proposed Sweeping Regulation of Bank Securitization Structures
Dec 22, 2009

•Securitization Reform Proposals: The Credit Risk Retention Act of 2009 and the Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2009
Dec 17, 2009

•Treasury Department Guidance Issued on Modification of Securitized Commercial Mortgage Loans
Sep 16, 2009

•Over-the-Counter Derivatives Markets Act of 2009
Aug 20, 2009

•GGP Bankruptcy Court Denies Motions to Dismiss Twenty Property Level Bankruptcy Cases as Bad Faith Filings
Aug 13, 2009

•Obama Administration Releases Legislative Language Regarding Asset-Backed Securitization
Jul 23, 2009

•UPDATE: TALF for Legacy CMBS: New York Fed Clarifies Requirements and Procedures as Initial Legacy CMBS Subscription Date Approaches
Jul 13, 2009

•Obama Proposal for Regulatory Reform as It Relates to OTC Derivatives Markets
Jun 22, 2009

•The Obama Administration's Financial Regulatory Reform Proposal
Jun 22, 2009

•The Obama Administration's Financial Regulatory Reform Proposal and Its Impact on the Securitization Markets
Jun 22, 2009

•Obama Administration's Financial Regulatory Reform Proposal Introduced
Jun 17, 2009

•Lenders File Motions to Dismiss Twenty-One General Growth Properties Bankruptcy Cases as Bad Faith Filings
Jun 04, 2009

•TALF for Legacy CMBS: New York Fed Releases Terms and Conditions and FAQs
May 20, 2009

•General Growth Properties Bankruptcy Court Enters Final Order on Cash Collateral, Cash Management, and DIP Financing Issues
May 18, 2009

•General Growth Properties Bankruptcy Court Defers Final Ruling on Cash Collateral, Cash Management and DIP Financing Issues
May 11, 2009

•TALF for New-Issue CMBS: New York Fed Releases Terms and Conditions, FAQs and Revised TALF FAQs
May 02, 2009

•Making Home Affordable Expanded to Second Lien Mortgages and to Incorporate Hope for Homeowners
May 01, 2009

•Treasury, Federal Reserve, & FDIC Credit and Liquidity Programs
Apr 23, 2009

•Treasury Extends Deadline for PPIP Fund Manager Applications; Releases Additional Guidance on Legacy Securities Portion of PPIPs
Apr 06, 2009

•UPDATE: Understanding the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF)
Mar 27, 2009

•The Public-Private Investment Program; Treasury's Plan to Cleanse Legacy Assets from Banks' Balance Sheets
Mar 26, 2009

•Obama Administration Releases Details of the Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan
Mar 10, 2009

•Understanding the Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF)
Mar 04, 2009

•New Bankruptcy Cram Down and Foreclosure Prevention Legislation Introduced
Feb 26, 2009

•Highlights of the Homeowner Affordability and Stability Plan
Feb 24, 2009

•Treasury's Financial Stability Plan Increases Access to Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF)
Feb 10, 2009

•Legislation Affecting the REMIC Status of Existing Mortgage Securitization Transactions
Feb 05, 2009

Articles

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

•Bankruptcy Cramdown And Its Impact On Private-Label RMBS
Feb 10, 2009

•What are Covered Bonds and Why Should Anyone Care?
Feb 02, 2009

Events

•SFIG ABS Vegas
Jan 21, 2014

 
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