Peter J. Williams

Peter J. Williams: Attorney with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP


Peter Williams is special counsel in Cadwalader's Capital Markets Group. His practice encompasses a variety of complex financial transactions, with an emphasis on structures that utilize securitization techniques and derivatives. He regularly advises deal arrangers, asset managers, institutional investors and lenders on transactional and regulatory matters in connection with collateralized loan obligations, securities repackagings and other credit-linked products. He also advises financial institution counterparties in connection with derivatives products and has advised institutional clients in connection with insurance-linked products.

Prior to joining Cadwalader, Peter traded a diversified book of technology stocks for Fidelity Investments.

Peter earned 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.

News & Resources


News Releases

Cadwalader Tops Global CLO Rankings for 2015

Feb 08, 2016

Recent Press

Cadwalader Retains Top Spot in Commercial MBS Representations

Jan 23, 2015


Cadwalader Tops Global CLO Rankings for 2015

Feb 08, 2016


Clients & Friends Memos

Final Credit Risk Retention Requirements for Asset-Backed Securities Transactions

Oct 30, 2014



Jan 21, 2014

Areas of Practice (4)

  • CLOs
  • Derivatives & Structured Products
  • Securitization & Asset Based Finance
  • Structured Products

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
212 504 6573  Phone
212 504 6666  Fax
University Attended:
University of Michigan, B.A., with honors, 1993
Law School Attended:
University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 1997
Year of First admission:
2000, New York

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