Brad Johnson’s practice focuses on representing financial institutions which provide corporate trust, custody, loan agency, reporting and administrative services in capital markets transactions, including transactions involving the issuance of CDO/CLO and CMBS/RMBS securities, project finance transactions and corporate and municipal bond transactions. In addition, over his career, Brad has represented virtually all types of participants in structured finance transactions, including issuers, underwriters, trustees, servicers and commercial paper conduits.
Brad regularly counsels corporate trust groups in connection with the issuance of new capital market products, compliance with existing and new regulatory rules and statutes, the exercise of remedies in defaulted transactions and the resolution of disputed transactions. He has been particularly active in representing indenture trustees in CDO/CLO and other debt transactions in connection with events of default and the exercise of remedies such as collateral liquidation and the enforcement of liens in secured transactions.
- Represented major financial institutions as trustee in collateralized debt obligation (CDO) and collateralized loan obligation (CLO) transactions.
- Represented major financial institutions in project finance and cross-border transactions.
- Represented major financial institutions as trustee in corporate debt and municipal bond transactions.
- Represented major financial institutions as trustee in asset-backed securitizations (ABS), commercial mortgage-backed securitizations (CMBS) and residential mortgage-backed securitizations (RMBS).
- Represented major financial institutions as trustee and collateral agent in the administration and exercise of remedies in defaulted collateralized debt obligation, and other secured debt transactions, including the liquidation of collateral.
- Represented major financial institutions as trustee in various types of disputes and litigation involving the administration of previously closed transactions.
- Represented commercial paper conduits in various syndicated lending facilities and synthetic lease transactions.