Linda Ann Bartosch
Partner | Philadelphia
Linda Ann Bartosch

Linda Ann Bartosch is a partner in Dechert’s global finance group. Ms. Bartosch’s practice encompasses a broad range of real estate finance, structured finance and investment matters. Her expertise includes the purchase, sale, financing and servicing of single-family rental portfolios, residential mortgage loans, home equity investment products, bridge loans, mortgage servicing rights and other types of commercial and consumer-facing products related to residential properties, with a particular focus on securitizations. In addition, she advises clients on construction lending and lease financing.

Ms. Bartosch advises clients on a variety of fintech matters, including the adoption and use of AI technology and the incorporation and use of blockchain in the origination, purchase, sale, servicing and financing of financial assets. She also advises clients on the lending of cryptocurrencies and digital assets, as well as lending secured by cryptocurrencies and digital assets. 

Linda is a member of Dechert’s Technology Committee and Co-Chair of the Finance and Real Estate Innovation Group, both of which are responsible for implementing innovation improvements such as drafting technology tools, knowledge management solutions and AI. She also serves as the Local Liaison Co-Chair for the firm’s award-winning Global Women’s Initiative, which pinpoints and develops opportunities for women to advance and lead throughout the firm. Ms. Bartosch has been named a “Lawyer on the Fast Track” for leading on a series of notable real estate finance, structured finance and fintech deals this year in The Legal Intelligencer's 2023 Pennsylvania Legal Awards. Additionally, The Legal 500 US has recognized Ms. Bartosch as a highly regarded lawyer in structured finance and securitization and an up and coming lawyer in single family rental securitization. Ms. Bartosch has also been listed as one of the 35 top lawyers in the Philadelphia region by the Philadelphia Business Journal as a part of the Best of the Bar Program 2023.

  • Technology Development: Blockchain: Shaping the Future of Securitization — SFVegas 2024, Las Vegas, NV (February 28, 2024)
  • Document AI in Loan Production and Servicing: Identifying and Addressing the Legal and Regulatory Risks  Strafford, Webinar (August 17, 2023)
  • In the Legal Trenches with Crypto, Blockchain and Fintech – Real Life Examples of How Your Company May Be Affected — Consensus 2023, Austin, TX (April 27, 2023)
  • Market Beat: Single-Family Rental Market — SFVegas 2022, Las Vegas, NV (July 19, 2022)
  • Regulatory Landscape for Crypto, Blockchain and Fintech: Real Life Examples of How Your Company May be Affected – Consensus 2022, Austin, TX (June 11, 2022)
  • Rethinking the 255 Steps Involved in Buying and Selling a Home – Fintech Nexus USA, New York (May 25, 2022)
  • Blockchain for ABS: Digitization and Automation — ABS East Conference, Miami, FL (December 15, 2021)
  • Volcker Rule Update — ABS East Conference, Virtual Conference (December 2, 2020)
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    • University of Virginia, B.A., 2008
    • University of Virginia, BEUP, Urban and Environmental Planning, 2008
    • The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Certificate in Business and Public Policy, 2011
    • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2011, Associate Editor of the Journal of Constitutional Law (2009-2010), Comments Editor of the Journal of Constitutional Law (2010-2011), Executive Editor of the National Symposium Issue of the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy (Vol. 34)
    • Pennsylvania
    • Member, Fintech Editorial Advisory Board for 2023, Law360
    • Member, Philadelphia Steering Committee, 100 Women in Finance