David L. Sugerman is a partner based in the New York office.
Mr. Sugerman’s practice focuses on corporate finance, securities offerings and domestic and international structured finance. He has represented domestic and foreign lenders and borrowers in syndicated and bilateral credit facilities, including facilities provided to investment banks, exchange funds and private equity funds and their portfolio companies. His financing experience includes committed repurchase facilities and warehouse loans, and he regularly advises financial institutions in their repurchase agreement financing programs relating to residential mortgage loans and bank loans. Mr. Sugerman regularly advises financial institutions on financing transactions involving over-the-counter derivatives.
Mr. Sugerman has represented issuers, underwriters and other market participants in a wide range of securitizations, including residential, home equity and commercial mortgage-backed securities, debt repackagings, asset-backed and synthetic CDOs, trade receivables, agricultural receivables and catastrophe bonds. He has represented mortgage bankers in their residential mortgage securitization financing program. He advises investment and commercial banks on principal investment activities, including structured financial investments and the acquisition, financing and securitization of distressed assets.
Mr. Sugerman is distinguished as one of the leading securitization lawyers by Chambers Global
and Chambers USA
Mr. Sugerman joined the firm in 1986 and became a partner in 1994. Prior to joining the firm, he was an associate at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft in New York from 1980 to 1986. He served as Assistant Press Secretary to the Governor of Massachusetts from 1975 to 1977. Mr. Sugerman received a J.D. degree from New York University School of Law in 1980, where he was a Root-Tilden-Kern Scholar and a member of the Law Review
. He received an undergraduate degree, cum laude
, from Dartmouth College in 1974, where he was Editor-in-Chief of The Dartmouth
Mr. Sugerman is a member of the Bar in New York.