Andrew Taggart represents clients in secured lending and structured finance transactions with a focus on asset-backed structures involving a broad range of asset classes.

Mr. Taggart advises emerging and mature companies, financial institutions, and investment funds on a full spectrum of complex transactions, including:

  • Repurchase, whole loan sales, and secured loan facilities involving residential real estate
  • Warehouse facilities for a variety of asset classes
  • Account receivable facilities
  • Warehouse facilities, synthetic leases, and 144a securitizations involving rail cars
  • Secured and asset-backed lending facilities, particularly for emerging company borrowers
  • Public and private securitizations

He draws on experience working in London to advise on cross-border and foreign law impacted transactions. He brings a commercial sensibility and particular experience with respect to structures involving residential real estate, railcars, accounts receivable, and unusual asset classes.

Bar Qualification

  • California
  • New York


  • JD, University of Chicago, 1998
    high honors, Order of the Coif
  • BA, Yale University, 1994
    magna cum laude