Ariel Kronman


Ariel Kronman
Ariel Kronman is a partner in the New York office of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and is a member of the Structured Finance and Derivatives practice. Mr. Kronman has worked at a number of premier law firms, investment banks and hedge funds on Wall Street and in Asia, including as head of legal coverage of the CDO/CLO desk at Bank of America. Prior to rejoining Weil in 2008, Mr. Kronman was a managing director in the legal department at Bear Stearns.

Mr. Kronman’s extensive derivatives experience includes credit derivatives, FX and interest rate swaps, forwards and options, total return swaps and equity derivatives, both in commercial and structured finance contexts. Mr. Kronman has also advised on a wide variety of securitizations, including cash and synthetic securitizations of corporate loans (CLOs) and bonds, RMBS, CMBS, CDOs, aircraft and other equipment and leases and structured settlements. Mr. Kronman’s practice also includes complex cross-border financings. Mr. Kronman has also advised on a variety of equipment finance transactions involving aircraft, vessels and railroad equipment, as well as infrastructure finance projects involving power generation facilities and transmission networks and waste disposal facilities.

Mr. Kronman is recognized as a “Highly Regarded” lawyer in Derivatives, Structured Finance and Securitisation by IFLR1000 and is recommended by The Legal 500 US for Structured Finance. He was named a “Rising Star” in Derivatives, Structured Finance and Securitization by IFLR1000 2014-2016.

Mr. Kronman received his J.D. from the Fordham University School of Law in 1993. He graduated from Columbia College in 1990.

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