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David Siegel is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Siegel is a member of the firm’s Finance Department, as well as the firm's Structured Finance & Securitization Practice and Aircraft Finance Practice.
Mr. Siegel regularly represents banks and other financial institutions, issuers, borrowers, and sponsors in a variety of structured asset-based financing transactions with a focus on the securitization and other asset-based financing of non-traditional (or “esoteric”) assets, which have included, among others, aircraft (including Enhanced Equipment Trust Certificates (EETC) aircraft financings), rental car fleet lease, and a variety of real estate and real estate-related assets, including billboards, broadcast and cellular towers, data centers, distributive antenna systems, net leases, and related underlying real property interests. In addition, Mr. Siegel regularly represents asset managers, institutional investors, and others in financing transactions with an emphasis on the structuring of complex structured products, securitizations, and debt investment funds (including CLOs and other structured investments). Mr. Siegel also has substantial experience in the structuring of (and analysis for investment in) a number of traditional ABS products, including, among others, CLOs and other structured investments, mortgage-backed securities, mortgage loans (including CMBS, repos, and other warehouse financing transactions), student loans, and a variety of receivables-related transactions (including investments in government-backed, insured and trade receivables).