Brent Lewis has joined Hunton & Williams' structured finance and securitization practice as counsel in New York.
Lewis joins the firm from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, where he was an associate, according to a company press release.
He has a background in the residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) market, representing market-leading issuers and underwriters on hundreds of public and private securitization and resecuritization transactions. He has also served as issuer's and underwriter's counsel in commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) transactions.
"The structured capital markets industry is picking up activity, and Brent is the perfect strategic fit for our group," said Kevin Buckley, co-head of the structured finance and securitization group of Hunton & Williams.