Howard, Williams & Rahaim, Inc.

Attorney / Washington, D.C. – Structured Finance

A long standing National firm is seeking an Associate to join their structured finance practice in Washington, DC. The successful candidate will have 3-5 years of experience in corporate transactional law at a large or mid-sized law firm. Experience in debt capital markets and structured finance transactions is preferred. Examples of specific types of desired experience include the following(although the successful candidate need not have all of the desired experience listed): * Representation of issuers, underwriters, institutional investors,lenders and sponsors in securitization transactions with a broad range of asset classes, including credit card receivables, student loans, trade receivables,automobile loans and leases, dealer floor plan receivables, equipment leases,shipping container receivables, commercial loans, mortgage loans, consumer loans and esoteric assets (e.g., PACE loans). * Representing parties to secured and unsecured credit facilities and debt capital markets transactions. * Providing advice to clients on structured products, as well as advising clients on the acquisition or sale of portfolios of receivables or loans (including marketplace loans). * Experience closing debt capital markets, structured finance,derivative or other similar transactions. * Working knowledge of Article 9 of the UCC, the Securities Act of 1933and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. * Understanding of regulatory issues as they relate to asset-based and asset-backed finance transactions and securitizations. * Counseling issuers in connection with SEC registration statements and related reporting. The candidate should also possess strong academic credentials; the ability to simultaneously negotiate and efficiently handle multiple transactions involving inter-disciplinary teams located across several firm offices; strong interpersonal, analytical, oral communication and writing skills as well as superior negotiating skills; and an understanding of business, industry and market issues that affect clients in the finance industry. Please submit a cover letter, resume and list of representative transactions/engagements to ssmith@hwrlegal.com

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