Michael Gonzalez 

Special Counsel – Washington
T.+1 202 862 2242
1919 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20006 V-CARD

Michael (“Mike”) Gonzalez is a special counsel in the Capital Markets Group in Cadwalader's Washington, D.C., office.  Mike focuses his practice on representing issuers, underwriters and lenders in CLOs, CFOs and asset-backed securitization finance facilities backed by pools of middle market loans, broadly syndicated corporate loans and other types of loans (including student loans, crypto-backed loans and farm loans). 

Mike also works with the firm’s Non-For-Profit Incubator to assist with the formation and organization of charities and review their applications for tax-exempt status. Mike was named by Super Lawyers as a Washington, D.C. Rising Star for Securities & Corporate Finance in 2023.

Mike was a summer associate in the Washington, D.C. office and received his J.D., cum laude, from the George Washington University Law School and an A.B. in economics from the University of Chicago. He is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia.

Michael Gonzalez 


  • District of Columbia


  • George Washington University Law School
    J.D., cum laude
  • University of Chicago