Lisa Pauquette's practice involves the representation of banks, investment banks and other financial institutions in commercial mortgage loan securitization and a variety of mortgage banking and financing transactions.
Lisa has diverse experience in securitization matters having represented major Wall Street investment banks and financial institutions in their roles as underwriters, placement agents, issuers, servicers, mortgage loan sellers, and trustees of public and private securitization transactions involving commercial and residential mortgage loans. In addition, Lisa represents clients in the purchase and sale of mortgage loans, mezzanine debt, and subordinate debt.
Most recently, Lisa represented clients on transactions that have helped revive the CMBS market, including: the Developers Diversified Realty CMBS deal, which was the only CMBS deal made eligible for financing under the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility and the novel One Bryant Park single property securitization, involving a tranche of CMBS debt and multiple tranches of tax-exempt bonds.
Her client representations have also included the purchase and sale of residential first- and second-mortgage loans (including FHA, VA, conventional and reverse mortgage loans) and commercial and multifamily mortgage loans, as well as structuring and negotiating warehouse lines and repurchase agreements for commercial mortgage loans, mortgage assets and CMBS and RMBS securities.
Lisa graduated from Middlebury College with a B.A., and she received her J.D. from Boston University School of Law. She is admitted to practice law in the State of New York.
• Cadwalader Named CMBS Law Firm of the Year by GlobalCapital
Jun 01, 2016
• Cadwalader Retains Top Spot in Commercial MBS Representations
Jan 23, 2015
• Cadwalader Holds Position Atop Commercial MBS Representation Rankings
Aug 21, 2015
Clients & Friends Memos
• Final Credit Risk Retention Requirements for Asset-Backed Securities Transactions
Oct 30, 2014
• Bankruptcy Cramdown And Its Impact On Private-Label RMBS
Feb 10, 2009
• CRE Financial Council January 2014 Conference
Jan 13, 2014