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Latham & Watkins LLP
355 SOUTH GRAND AVENUE
LOS ANGELES, CA 90071-1560
United States
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Work Department

Doug Burnaford is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Finance Department. Mr. Burnaford’s practice focuses on complex financing transactions and other general business and finance matters, including the representation of:

  • Asset managers, investment advisors, business development companies, CLOs, middle market funds, and other funds and investment vehicles
  • Borrowers, sponsors, lenders, issuers, placement agents, structuring advisors, and other traditional and non-traditional financial and institutional investors
  • Financial institutions and national and international corporations

Position

Partner

Career

https://www.lw.com/people/douglas-burnaford

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Structured finance: securitization

Latham & Watkins LLP has strengths in manager-side CLOs and ABS, where it is active across a range of asset classes and has recently expanded into rail car, container and solar asset securitization. Further, practice head Kevin Fingeret and Loren Finegold acted for Guggenheim Securities, as initial purchaser, in the first-ever data center securitization. Additionally, Fingeret and Graeme Smyth advised Vivint Solar on its $466m private placement of notes backed by a pool of residential solar generation contracts, which marked one of the largest solar securitizations to date. The CLO practice includes key figures Vicki MarmorsteinDominic Yoong and Douglas Burnaford. Clifford Capital, Black Diamond Capital Management, Ares Management and AXA Investment Managers are among the CLO team’s key clients. Also recommended is Chicago-based Ellen Marks, who has experience in a range of structured finance transactions and also advises on swaps and securitization regulation.