Nixon Peabody has  further expanded its securitization and structured finance practive by hiring Sarah Nelson who joins the firm as counsel in the global finance practice.

The new hire will be based in the firm's New York City office. Her practice focuses on representing issuers, underwriters and credit-enhancers as tax counsel with respect to structuring and documenting RMBS, ABS and CMBS. Nelson has represented lenders and borrowers, and advised distressed debt servicers, lenders and trustees.

“A key element to our economic recovery is a healthy and robust securitization and structured finance market,” said Keith Krasney, a New York City partner and co-leader of the firm’s securitization and structured Finance team. “Sarah’s arrival strengthens the firm’s existing financing capabilities and continues the growth of this practice. Sarah’s experience will complement our existing team’s knowledge and skill set, which enables us to deliver excellent results to clients.”

“Though the credit market presents challenges, it also presents tremendous opportunities for our clients,” said Mats Carlson, leader of the firm’s global finance practice. “Our securitization and Structured Finance team is well-versed in the changing landscape and is well-positioned to continue advising our clients on how to navigate through the evolving market.”


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