Peter J. Williams

Special Counsel
New York,  NY  U.S.A.
Phone212 504 6573

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Practice Areas

  • Asset-Backed Commercial Paper
  • Structured Products
  • CLOs
University University of Michigan, B.A., with honors, 1993
Law SchoolUniversity of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1997
Admitted2000, New York

Peter Williams is special counsel in Cadwalader's Capital Markets Department and concentrates in the areas of structured finance and derivatives products. He regularly represents arrangers, asset managers, investors and issuers in a wide range of transactional and regulatory matters involving collateralized loan obligations, securities repackagings and other complex structured products. He also advises financial institution counterparties in connection with structured derivatives transactions, including credit default swaps, total return swaps and rate swaps. He has substantial experience negotiating ISDAs and related trading agreements, and has advised clients in connection with insurance-linked products.

Prior to joining Cadwalader, Peter was an institutional equities trader at Fidelity Investments.

Peter received his B.A. from the University of Michigan and his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He is admitted to practice in the State of New York.

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Cadwalader Represents Towers Watson in its Acquisition of Acclaris, a Healthcare Technology Provider

May 11, 2015

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Peter J. Williams

New YorkNY 10281-0006


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