Kevin Fingeret is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Fingeret is a member of the Finance Department, as well as a member and former Global Co-Chair of the Structured Finance and Securitization Practice. He is also a member of the firm’s Aircraft Finance Practice.
Mr. Fingeret has extensive experience representing banks and other financial institutions, issuers, borrowers, and sponsors in a variety of structured finance and securitization and aircraft finance transactions.
Mr. Fingeret focuses on the securitization of esoteric and operating assets. His experience includes aircraft portfolio securitizations, Enhanced Equipment Trust Certificates (EETC) aircraft financings, and securitizations of rental car fleets, wireless cell towers (and related real property interests), broadcast towers, billboards, equipment leases, railcars, net leases, and music royalties. He also has substantial experience with traditional ABS, including auto loan and credit card securitizations and traditional aircraft finance, such as bank financings and sale-leaseback transactions involving aircraft, engines, and spare parts.
Mr. Fingeret also has over 20 years of experience representing issuers, underwriters, and managers in CLO transactions.
Mr. Fingeret was recognized in Chambers Global, Chambers USA, and The Legal 500 US as a leading securitization lawyer and a recommended lawyer in Asset Finance & Leasing and Structured Finance.