Y. Jeffrey Rotblat

Y. Jeffrey Rotblat: Attorney with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP


Jeffrey practices primarily in commercial real estate securities representing major Wall Street investment banks and financial institutions in their roles as issuers, loan sellers, underwriters and placement agents in both public and private offerings of mortgage-backed securities and other structured finance products. He also represents investment banks, specialty finance companies and investment funds structuring and negotiating mortgage loan trades, mortgage loan participations, subordinate loans and asset-backed securities. He also represents special servicers and specialty finance funds in work-outs and restructurings of non-performing commercial mortgage loans in CMBS and CRE CLO transactions.

An active participant in CMBS industry trade organizations, Jeffrey often participates in panel presentations at industry conferences. He has been active on behalf of various CMBS industry trade groups in their communications with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission regarding legislation affecting the ABS industry.

Jeffrey is a contributing author of “Mortgage and Asset Backed Securities Litigation Handbook,” Thomson/West, April 2008.

Jeffrey received his B.A., summa cum laude, from Yeshiva University and his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in the State of New York.

News & Resources


News Releases

Cadwalader Extends Lead in Commercial MBS Legal Advisory Tables

Jul 26, 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

Selected Risk Retention Questions and Answers for CMBS Securitizations

Aug 16, 2016


Current Issues in Structured Finance

Jul 26, 2016

Areas of Practice (8)

  • CLOs
  • Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • Corporate
  • Corporate Finance
  • Distressed Structured Products
  • Municipal Securitization
  • Securitization & Asset Based Finance
  • Structured Products

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
212 504 6401  Phone
212 504 6666  Fax
University Attended:
Yeshiva University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1990
Law School Attended:
University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1993
Year of First admission:
1994, New York; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

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