Corporate Trust

Our seasoned and knowledgeable attorneys serve as counsel to leading corporate trustees worldwide. Knowing the nature and satisfaction of their document-based duties and fiduciary responsibilities, we can advise you in all aspects of your trust, custodial, administrative, and agency matters. We provide you with experienced and measured counsel across the full spectrum of corporate trust situations, including transaction closing, post-closing, and administration issues. We offer default and bankruptcy counsel that strives to protect your interests throughout negotiations, settlements, and proceedings.

Corporate & Business Law - Corporate Trust

A comprehensive perspective helps anticipate issues and minimize risk.

Our Professionals

We offer a full compliment of services related to corporate trusts, including:

  • Default administration
  • Bankruptcy counsel specific to corporate trust matters
  • Regulatory and corporate advice
  • Structured finance matters


We advise corporate trustees on matters regarding:

  • Residential and commercial mortgages, equipment leases, automobile loans, credit cards, trade accounts, tender option bonds, and other loan-backed vehicles, including collateralized loan obligations and collateralized debt obligations
  • Escrow and specialized agency transactions
  • Corporate debt transactions (including high-yield, TIA-qualified, and privately placed debt, rule 144A, and regulation S offerings)
  • Cross-border transactions
  • Municipal financing (including industrial development, housing bond programs, military housing bonds, health care and educational facility projects, HUD242 financings, professional sports stadium financings, public-private partnership (P3) financings, and other types of tax-exempt and taxable bond transactions)
  • Municipal bond defaults
  • Project finance workouts


We provide counsel and policy guidance on issues such as:

  • Best practices for internal document creation and review
  • Best practices for risk mitigation
  • Legal and risk analysis procedures for new transactions
  • Procedures development


To learn more about our Corporate Trust practice, please contact our Practice Group Chair: Jonathan R. Winnick.

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