John J. Dedyo


John Dedyo
John J. Dedyo is a partner in the New York office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges and is a member of the Structured Finance and Derivatives practice. He represents issuers, underwriters, agents, credit enhancers, rating agencies and investors in all aspects of privately placed and publicly offered securitization transactions.

Mr. Dedyo has experience in the securitization of a broad range of asset types, including auto loans, equipment leases, lottery prizes, structured settlements, life settlements, insurance brokerage commissions, credit card receivables, U.S. and foreign trade receivables, factoring receivables, healthcare receivables, commercial mortgage loans, residential mortgage loans, home equity loans, commercial loans, high-yield bonds, rental car fleets, cross-border electronic money transfers, mutual fund fees, repurchase agreements and residual interests in securitizations. He also has experience in repackaging and resecuritization transactions. Mr. Dedyo has structured commercial paper conduits, master trusts, grantor trusts and owner trusts and other forms of domestic and offshore special purpose vehicles.

Mr. Dedyo has experience in restructuring asset-backed securities (ABS), commercial mortgage backed securities (CMBS) and other structured finance transactions, including structured investment vehicles (SIVs) and extendable commercial paper conduits, and has advised RMBS originators regarding their mortgage loan put-back exposures.

Mr. Dedyo’s published writings include: "Utilizing Structured Financing Techniques” (Reorganizing Failing Businesses, Revised Edition (2006)), “Fed Expands TALF to Include Legacy CMBS” (The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel (2009)), and “Public-Private Investment Program – Potential Opportunities for Investors” (The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel (2009)).

Mr. Dedyo is consistently recognized as a leading lawyer in Capital Markets – Securitisation by Chambers USA and Chambers Global. He is also recognized as a leading lawyer in Structured Finance and Securitisation by IFLR1000.

Mr. Dedyo received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1985 and his law degree from Stanford Law School in 1989.

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