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Christopher Desmond
Partner at Dechert


Christopher Desmond is a partner in Dechert’s global finance practice, with extensive experience in a broad range of structured and leveraged finance transaction types. Mr. Desmond primarily focuses on representing asset managers, sponsors and issuers in collateralized loan obligation ("CLO") transactions, as well as managers and borrowers in a variety of fund financing structures, including subscription credit facilities and asset-backed leveraged loan warehouses. He has represented issuers, originators, agent banks and underwriters in connection with asset-backed and residential mortgage securitizations and commercial paper conduits, as well as lenders and borrowers in leveraged finance transactions. He has also represented counterparties to numerous derivative transactions, including credit, currency and commodity derivatives.

Mr. Desmond has consistently been recognized by industry publications for his work in structured finance, including The Legal 500 US.

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Desmond worked as an associate in the finance and restructuring department of an international law firm.