Michael J. Ruder 

Associate – Charlotte
T.+1 704 348 5303
227 West Trade Street
Charlotte , NC 28202 V-CARD

Michael Ruder is a securities lawyer whose practice is primarily concentrated in the area of structured finance and securitization. In this capacity, he has represented issuers, underwriters and mortgage loan sellers in connection with commercial mortgage-backed securities transactions, including agency, single-borrower and large-loan transactions. Michael also has represented clients in connection with secondary-market trades  and Rule 15Ga-1 regulatory compliance matters.

He received his J.D., cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law, and his Bachelor of Business Administration degree, summa cum laude, from Texas Tech University. While in law school, Michael interned with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. He is a member of the New York City Bar Association.

Admitted to practice in the State of New York only.  Not licensed in North Carolina.

Michael J. Ruder 


  • New York
  • Supervised by the principals of the Firm


  • Northwestern University, School of Law
    J.D., 2010, cum laude
  • Texas Tech University
    B.B.A., 2007, summa cum laude, with honors

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