John M. Timperio, a partner in Dechert's global finance practice and a member of the firm’s Policy Committee, has more than 25 years of experience working with some of the world's largest asset managers and investment banks on various types of structured finance solutions, including CLOs and structured loan facilities. Mr. Timperio leads Dechert’s Structured Credit and CLO team, which has not only been ranked one of the most active in the CLO market since it restarted but also one of the most distinguished in terms of industry awards for best CLO law firm. He is also actively involved in creating various permanent capital solutions for various of the firm's 50 plus asset manager clients who currently manage CLOs, including US and EU risk retention compliant structures.
Mr. Timperio is recognized by Law360 as a 2020 MVP of the Year for Structured Finance. Mr. Timperio is ranked as a leading lawyer for securitization and CLOs by Chambers USA, recognizing his expertise on middle market CLO transactions. Mr. Timperio is cited in Chambers USA as "the quintessential managers' lawyer in CLOs, he is at the forefront of development and is a pleasure to work with." Mr. Timperio is also a recommended lawyer for Structured Finance by The Legal 500 (U.S.), where he was described as "very prolific" and "well known" for his work in the middle market CLO sector. Since 2012, he has been ranked in The Best Lawyers in America as a leading lawyer in banking and finance law. Mr. Timperio is a frequent author and speaker on the topic of CLOs and risk retention.
- University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1988, magna cum laude
- Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1991
- North Carolina