A Global Partner for Finance

Dechert provides our clients access to a responsive, interdisciplinary, multi-jurisdictional team to address the complexities of modern finance transactions across categories and geographies.

With more than 150 lawyers in the world’s major financial centers, Dechert’s internationally recognized global finance practice provides our clients with innovative deal structuring, creative financing strategies and efficient execution.

Dechert lawyers understand the marketplace, as well as the rapidly evolving commercial and regulatory challenges, making us a preeminent advisor across geographies and the following financial products:

  • Asset-backed Securities and Derivatives
  • Collateralized Loan Obligations
  • Commercial Mortgage-backed Securities
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Fund Finance
  • Leveraged Finance
  • Residential Mortgage Finance

International expertise in diverse industries

We counsel leading investment banking firms, insurance companies, public and privately held corporations, private equity sponsors, hedge funds, mezzanine lenders, commercial real estate, private equity lenders, and other market participants on a full range of financial services.

  • Named "CMBS Law Firm of the Year" at the 2020 GlobalCapital US Securitization Awards.
  • Ranked as a Tier 1 firm for Structured Finance: Securitization by The Legal 500 (U.S.), 2015-2020.
  • Ranked by IFLR1000 in the U.S. for Banking and Finance Law, 2019. 
  • Recognized in the U.S. and London for Commercial Lending, Real Estate Law, Real Estate Finance and Securitisation by The Legal 500, 2015-2020.
  • Named "CLO Law Firm of the Year” five times at the GlobalCapital US Securitization Awards.
  • Ranked by Chambers and Partners as a leading firm in London for Securitisation with areas of strength across CMBS, RMBS and ABS transactions, 2015-2020.
  • Ranked by Chambers and Partners in the U.S. for Real Estate and Capital Markets: Securitization and recognized for Banking and Finance, 2006-2020. 
  • Ranked by IFLR1000 as a leading firm in the United States and United Kingdom for Structured Finance: Securitization, 2019.
  • Asset-Backed Alert named Dechert the "Top Issuer’s counsel for U.S. CLOs by Deal Volume and Deal Count," 2015-2018.
  • Named “Law Firm of the Year – Americas, Asia and Europe” by Private Debt Investors for Dechert’s outstanding work on a host of transactions and financings, 2018. 
  • Ranked Tier 1 for Real Estate Law by U.S. News and World Report, Best Law Firms, 2018.