Michael A. McCormack

Special Counsel
New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone212 504 6569

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Practice Areas

  • Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • Mortgage Banking & Whole Loan Trading
  • Structured Products
  • Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • Securitization & Asset Based Finance
University Yale University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1991
Law SchoolUniversity of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1996
Admitted1997, New York; New Jersey

Michael McCormack primarily represents major investment banks and financial institutions in their roles as underwriters, placement agents, issuers, mortgage loan sellers/purchasers, and credit enhancers of public and private securitization transactions involving a wide variety of commercial and residential mortgage loans.

He earned his B.A., summa cum laude, from Yale College and his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. While in law school, Mike interned at the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorneys Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and volunteered at the Office of the Philadelphia District Attorney. He is admitted to practice law in the States of New York and New Jersey (inactive).

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News Releases

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

Jul 25, 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 Tops List of CMBS Law Firm Representations-Again

Feb 07, 2014

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


Cadwalader Recognized as Best Securitization Law Firm by GlobalCapital

Jun 23, 2014


Clients & Friends Memos

Final Credit Risk Retention Requirements for Asset-Backed Securities Transactions

Oct 30, 2014

Potential Impact of New SEC Rules on Cell Tower Securitizations

Sep 30, 2014

New Rules for Third-Party Due Diligence Reports for Asset-Backed Securities

Sep 09, 2014


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Potential Impact of New SEC Rules on Cell Tower Securitizations
Michael S. Gambro,Stuart N. Goldstein,Michael A. McCormack,Frank Polverino,Malcolm P. Wattman, October 6, 2014
On August 27, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) adopted two final rules implementing new regulations affecting asset-backed securities (“ABS”). The first set of rules, referred to in this memorandum as the “Third Party Reports Rules,”[1]...
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Michael A. McCormack

New YorkNY 10281-0006


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