Stuart N. Goldstein

Phone212 504 6316

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Practice Areas

  • Auto Securitization
  • CLOs
  • Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • Corporate
  • Corporate Finance
  • Derivatives & Structured Products
  • Distressed Structured Products
  • Fund Formation
  • Warehouse Lending
  • Investment Management
  • Investment Management Transactions
  • Mortgage Banking & Whole Loan Trading
  • Municipal Securitization
  • OTC Derivatives
  • Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • Securitization & Asset Based Finance
  • Structured Products
Contact InfoTelephone: 212 504 6316
Fax: 704 348 5200
University Cornell University, B.S., 1989
Law SchoolUniversity of California, Berkeley, School of Law, J.D., 1992
Admitted1992, California; 1996, New York

Stuart Goldstein is the Managing Partner of Cadwalader's Charlotte office, Co-Chair of the firm's Capital Markets Practice and a member of the firm's Management Committee.

Stuart concentrates his practice on structured finance, primarily commercial mortgage-backed and CRE CLO securitization transactions, structured mortgage loan participations and warehouse lending, as well as advising servicers and lenders in the workout and restructuring of securitized and other financial assets. In addition, Stuart has broad experience representing issuers, underwriters, mortgage loan sellers, trustees and servicers in both public and private offerings of CRE CLO, Corporate CLO and other structured finance products.

He also represents clients in the purchase and sale of commercial and multifamily mortgage loans, mezzanine debt, subordinate debt, and residential first and second mortgage loans (including FHA, VA, conventional, and manufactured housing) in whole loan and participation structures. In addition, he has extensive experience in secured lending and represents lenders in structuring and negotiating finance facilities.

Stuart was chosen as a member of BTI Consulting Group's Client Services All-Stars. The honor recognizes lawyers who “deliver outstanding legal skills enveloped in a rare combination of practical business knowledge, extraordinary attention to client needs and noteworthy responsiveness, ” and who “instill a confidence and trust reserved only for the most valued and strategic business partners.” Mr. Goldstein was one of only 176 attorneys nationally recognized by BTI, and Mr. Goldstein was designated as an “MVP” for being one of only 28 lawyers to be named for at least two consecutive years. Nominations for inclusion on the list are made by the clients themselves.

Stuart received a B.S. from Cornell University and his J.D. from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley. He is admitted to practice in the States of New York and California and is a member of the American Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association. He was recently recognized by Best Lawyers in America as Lawyer of the Year in the area of Securitization and Structured Finance. He is also listed in Chambers USA, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the East, Legal500 and Who's Who in American Law.

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News Releases

Cadwalader Makes Headway in CLO Rankings, Taking Top Spot Among Underwriter Counsel

Aug 21, 2015

Recent Press

Cadwalader Retains Top Spot in Commercial MBS Representations

Jan 23, 2015


Cadwalader Makes Headway in CLO Rankings, Taking Top Spot Among Underwriter Counsel

Aug 21, 2015


Clients & Friends Memos

Second Circuit Holds Application of State Usury Laws to Third-Party Debt Purchasers Not Preempted by National Bank Act

Jun 08, 2015


Mortgage Observer Weekly Q+A

Mar 10, 2014



Jan 21, 2014 (Also at Charlotte, NC Office)

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Stuart N. Goldstein

New YorkNY 10281-0006


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