Patrick Quinn is the Co-Chairman of Cadwalader's Capital Markets Department and a member of the firm’s Management Committee. He is a corporate and securities lawyer who practices primarily in the area of mortgage and asset securitization and finance, representing issuers, underwriters, and investors in both public and private securities and financing transactions.
Pat has broad experience in structuring and re-structuring public and private residential and commercial mortgage securitization transactions, including traditional pass-through, debt, and offshore structures. Pat also represents clients in the financing and repackaging of residential and commercial mortgage backed securities in re-securitizations, CDOs and other structured products. In addition to mortgages, Pat has experience with other ABS asset classes, such as student loans.
Pat represents lenders in acquiring, financing and restructuring real estate 'B notes', mezzanine loans and preferred equity positions. He also works closely with Cadwalader’s real estate lawyers in the origination of large commercial loans for securitization. He frequently represents clients in the acquisition, disposition and financing of structured real estate debt instruments.
Pat regularly advises special servicers and other clients with respect to non-performing real estate debt instruments and structured products. He has experience in working out highly-structured commercial real estate financings in the credit crisis. He has moderated
CREFC panels on work-outs and foreclosures of commercial mortgage loans in CMBS transactions and CRE CDO transactions.
Pat is a frequent lecturer and panelist in industry conferences. He has traveled to Cairo, Egypt at the invitation of the U.S. Commerce Department, to participate as the securitization expert in a seminar concerning the development of the primary and secondary mortgage markets in Egypt.
Pat is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers, Legal 500, IFLR 1000, and SuperLawyers (New York).
Pat is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Law and received his B.A. from Fordham University.