Stewart McQueen


Stewart McQueen


Charlotte | 300 South Tryon Street, Suite 800, Charlotte, NC, United States of America 28202
+1 704 339 3155 | +1 704 339 3101


Stewart McQueen, a partner in Dechert's global finance practice, focuses his practice on securitization transactions, complex real estate finance and capital markets. His experience includes representing issuers, underwriters, collateral managers, b-piece buyers and investors in connection with securitization transactions, particularly CMBS and CRE CLOs; borrowers and lenders in connection with repurchase facilities, warehouse facilities and revolving credit facilities; and lenders, purchasers and sellers in connection with mortgage and mezzanine financings and loan sales.

Mr. McQueen is recognized as a leading real estate lawyer by Chambers USA, which cited him as being “really helpful and thoughtful in structuring complicated transactions.” Mr. McQueen is also recognized for real estate by The Legal 500 (U.S.).

He is an active participant in industry trade organizations such as the CRE Finance Council (CREFC) and is also a contributor to Dechert’s finance and real estate blog, Crunched Credit.

  • Clemson University, B.S., 1996, cum laude
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 2002, magna cum laude, Order of the Wig and Robe, Order of the Coif, Associate Editor-in-Chief of the South Carolina Law Review
  • New York
  • North Carolina
Speaking Engagements
  • CRE CLO 101: Structure, Evolution, and Key Takeaways — CRE Finance Council, Webinar (June 4, 2020)
  • CRE CLO 101 — CRE Finance Council Annual Conference 2020, Miami, FL (January 15, 2020)
  • It's Back! CRE CLO Industry Standing: A Look at Risks and Rewards to Come — iGlobal Forum's CRE CLOs: The Resurgence of CLOs – Risks, Rewards and Legalities, New York, NY (September 12, 2019)
  • Risk Retention - Where Are We Now? — 2017 Servicing Symposium Sponsored by Alston & Bird, Charlotte, North Carolina (October 3, 2017)
  • Methods of Compliance With Risk Retention — Real Estate Finance & Investment, New York, NY (November 17, 2016)
  • Structured Credit Outlook: ABS Origination and CMBS Refinancing — NYSSA, New York, NY (July 28, 2016)
  • Alternative Lending Market Structures and Opportunities: Where the Future Lies: A CRE Finance Council After-Work Seminar, San Francisco, CA (July 20, 2016)
  • ABS Vegas 2015 — Presented by Information Management Network with sponsorship by Dechert, Las Vegas, NV (February 8, 2015)
  • Regulation Navigation: New Financial Regulations & Their Impact on Commercial Real Estate — ULI NY Young Leaders Group, New York, NY (March 7, 2013)