Danielle Katz is a special counsel in Cadwalader's Capital Markets Group. Danielle has extensive experience representing investment banks and other institutional lenders in connection with structuring and negotiating secured commercial lending transactions, broadly syndicated and middle market CLOs, warehouse financing facilities and other asset-backed securitizations. She has also represented financial institutions in their roles as underwriters and placement agents in CRE CLO securitization transactions and has experience in real estate financing facilities, CMBS transactions and marketplace lending facilities. Danielle is recognized by Chambers USA as a leading lawyer in capital markets and securitization.
Danielle also serves as the co-chair of the Cadwalader Not-for-Profit Incubator, through which she advises pro bono clients on matters relating to forming and obtaining tax exemption for their charitable organizations.
While at Cadwalader, Danielle spent six months on secondment with Credit Suisse, supporting the CLO and tax equity desks.
Danielle received her undergraduate degree with high honors from the University of California–Santa Barbara and her J.D., cum laude, from Duke University School of Law. She is admitted to practice in New York and the District of Columbia.