Andrew P. Pontano


Andrew P. Pontano


New York | Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, United States of America 10036-6797
+1 212 698 3505 | +1 212 698 3599


Andrew P. Pontano, a partner in Dechert's global finance practice, focuses his practice on asset-backed financing and securitization. He advises clients regarding public and private securities offerings and other complex finance transactions involving a wide range of asset classes, including auto loans and leases, credit card, equipment lease and trade receivables, residential mortgage loans and mortgage servicing rights and whole business securitization. He has represented lenders, borrowers, asset originators and servicers, ABCP conduits, issuers, underwriters, placement agents, trustees, rating agencies and others.

In addition to structured finance transactions, Mr. Pontano regularly assists clients in connection with ABL, mezzanine and subordinate debt financing arrangements, as well as purchases and sales of asset portfolios.

Mr. Pontano also has significant experience with derivative instruments, including interest rate and currency hedges, and syndicated loan transactions.

  • The College of William & Mary, B.A., 1995
  • Georgetown University, M.A., 1999
  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2003
  • New York
  • Structured Finance Industry Group (SFIG)
Speaking Engagements
  • SFIG Legal Counsel Forum, Structured Finance Industry Group (June 27, 2018)
  • Learning the Basics of Securitization: The ABS Primer — ABS East 2017, Miami, FL (September 17-19, 2017)
  • ABS East 2015 — Information Management Network, Miami, FL (September 16, 2015)