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Michael T. Lambert


Michael focuses his practice on adding value to clients' businesses through legal advice related to financing transactions.

Michael provides legal advice on structured finance transactions, tax law related to REITs, other pass-through entities (such as limited liability companies) and complex financing transactions, Uniform Commercial Code and security interests law and bankruptcy law related to structured finance transactions. 

Michael represents issuers and underwriters in both routine and emerging securitizations.  He has extensive experience with secured debt offerings and warehouse, revolving and term asset-backed structured finance transactions involving various asset types, such as commercial mortgages, home equity loans, residential loans, real estate leases, equipment leases, automobile receivables, student loans, insurance contracts, health care receivables and specialized consumer receivables. 


Michael provides legal advice to clients regarding structured finance transactions and special-purpose financing entities.


  • Represented a construction loan bridge lender in commercial loan securitizations. 
  • Represented an issuer in secured and unsecured consumer installment loan receivable and cash flow structured finance offerings. 
  • Represented an issuer in church property financing and multiple securitizations of church mortgage loans. 
  • Represented public and private REITs in master trust real estate lease asset-backed structured financings
  • Counsel to an underwriter in structured finance transactions for alternative energy facilities and military housing projects. 
  • Counsel in residential first mortgage, home equity mortgage, seller-financed mortgage, student loan and credit card loan securitizations.