Celine Barakat is a senior associate with the Finance Group, concentrating her practice on secured financings, including the purchase and sale of a wide variety of agency and non-agency residential products and real-estate-owned assets. She has extensive experience with repurchase and gestation facilities and the related document custodian and cashflow matters, as well as debtor-in-possession financings. Before joining the firm, she served as bond and underwriter’s counsel in a number of public and private bond transactions for the State of New Jersey and its various state authorities.
Celine received her J.D., cum laude, from Albany Law School and her B.S. from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.