Patrick D. Dolan focuses his practice on asset-backed and mortgage-backed securitizations. He represents underwriters, issuers, asset originators, liquidity banks, warehouse lenders and multi-seller commercial paper conduits, and has worked on several securitizations that have involved innovative structures.
Mr. Dolan has an “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has been named one of the New York Area’s Top Rated Lawyers by ALM, the nation's largest publisher of legal media, in collaboration with Martindale-Hubbell. He is recommended by The Legal 500 for securitization and is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America for his work in securitization and structured finance.
Swarthmore College, B.A., 1983, high honors
The University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1987
State of New York Court of Appeals
Mr. Dolan is a member of the Structured Finance Committee and the Financial Markets Transition Subcommittee of the New York City Bar Association. He was a member of the special committee of the New York City Bar Association that prepared the "Special Report on the Preparation of Substantive Consolidation Opinions" which appeared in the February 2009 edition of The Business Lawyer.
Publications and Lectures
Mr. Dolan and Dechert of counsel C. Van Leer Davis are editors of Securitizations: Legal and Regulatory Issues, a book on asset-backed and mortgage-backed securitizations published by American Lawyer Media, Inc. in October 2000, and this book is supplemented semi-annually with new chapters on the securitization of new asset types and securitizations in foreign countries. He has also been quoted in Reuters and The Wall Street Journal on securitization topics.
Mr. Dolan most recently presented on “Tax Lien Securitization: Opportunities and Risks” at the National Tax Lien Association’s 2011 Fall Symposium in New York, NY on October 20, 2011. He is also a regular lecturer at the Practising Law Institute’s New Developments in Securitization annual conferences from 1999-2011 (New York City). Lecture topics have included securitization of life settlements, structured settlements and aircraft leases as well as future flow (US dollar remittances) securitizations.