Jacqueline Marie Rugart is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. Ms. Rugart is a member of the firm’s Finance Department and Structured Finance Practice.

Ms. Rugart advises clients on a broad range of complex financial transactions. Ms. Rugart has experience representing originators, issuers, sponsors and servicers in structured finance transactions, warehouse facilities, and securitization transactions. She represents clients involved in numerous industries such as aircraft, automotive finance, banking, technology, real estate, and manufacturing. Her practice area also includes numerous repurchase agreement programs, commercial paper offerings, and various secured and unsecured loan facilities.

Ms. Rugart also has experience advising clients with respect to various reporting requirements under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and transactional aspects of derivatives products including, among others, interest rate and currency exchange swaps, master netting agreements, and total return swaps, acting as counsel for both intermediaries and end-users.

Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2017
  • LL.M., University of Pennsylvania, 2015
  • LLB, Law & Accountancy, University of Edinburgh, 2014