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

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 a "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year" at the 2020 Law360 Practice Groups of the Year Awards.
  • Named a "Structured Finance Practice Group of the Year" at the 2020 Law360 Practice Groups of the Year Awards.
  • Named "CMBS Law Firm of the Year" at the 2020 GlobalCapital US Securitization Awards.
  • Voted by clients as “the law firm that provides the best service to CLO managers” in the 2019 and 2020 Creditflux CLO Census.
  • Named “Best Overall Law Firm” at the Alt Credit European Services Awards 2020.
  • Ranked as a Top Law Firm for US Private Equity Debt Transactions by Pitchbook, 2020.
  • Ranked Tier 1 for Structured Finance: Securitization by The Legal 500 US, 2015-2020.
  • Ranked Tier 2 for Real Estate by The Legal 500 US, 2020.
  • Ranked in Russia for Banking and Finance: Lender or Arranger Side by The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020.
  • Ranked in Kazakhstan for Banking, Finance and Capital Markets by The Legal 500 EMEA, 2020.
  • Ranked by IFLR1000 in the U.S. for Banking and Finance Law, 2020. 
  • Ranked in London for Acquisition Finance, Derivatives and Structured Products, Fund Finance, Property Finance and Securitisation by The Legal 500 UK, 2020.
  • Ranked in Latin America for Banking and Finance by The Legal 500 Latin America, 2020.
  • Named "CLO Law Firm of the Year” five times at the GlobalCapital US Securitization Awards.
  • Ranked in the United States by Chambers and Partners USA 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, 2020.
  • Commercial Mortgage Alert named Dechert the "Top Issuers’ Counsel for U.S. CRE CLOs by Deal Volume and Deal Count" (2018-2020).
  • Asset-Backed Alert named Dechert the "Top Issuer’s counsel for U.S. CLOs by Deal Volume and Deal Count," 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020.
  • Recognized as an all-time global leader in Private Debt Investor’s Hall of Fame after winning its sixth “Law Firm of the Year” title in the PDI Awards 2020.