Candelario Saldana 

Associate – Charlotte
T.+1 704 348 5387
650 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 V-CARD

Candelario Saldana is an associate in Cadwalader’s Capital Markets Group. He represents investment banks and other financial institutions in secured commercial lending transactions, CLOs, commercial mortgage-backed securitizations and other asset-backed securitizations.

In 2022, Candelario was named among the American Bar Association’s “On the Rise” honorees and the National LGBTQ+ Bar Association’s “40 Best LGBTQ+ Lawyers Under 40”. He was also awarded the 2022 “Young Lawyer of the Year” by the Mecklenburg County (NC) Bar.

Candelario received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law. He is admitted to practice in North Carolina.

Candelario Saldana 


  • North Carolina


  • University of Miami School of Law
    J.D., cum laude