Eric J. Peterman


Eric J. Peterman

Eric Peterman 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. Peterman has substantial experience with structured products and has represented underwriters, placement agents, issuers and collateral managers in collateralized loan obligation transactions (CLOs) and other types of synthetic and nonsynthetic collateralized debt obligation transactions (CDOs).

Mr. Peterman has acted as deal counsel for numerous CLOs, as well as synthetic and cash-flow CDOs, including high-yield CDOs, ABS CDOs, emerging market CDOs and CDOs of CDOs. In addition, he has advised leading investment banks and other institutions on complex credit derivative transactions, including portfolio swaps. He has also advised clients in connection with restructuring structured products and litigation involving structured products and derivatives.

Mr. Peterman counsels clients concerning the impact of new financial reform legislation on a range of structured financial products and derivatives transactions.

Prior to joining Weil, Mr. Peterman was a partner at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson. In addition to his structured finance and derivatives experience, during the course of his career he has counseled lenders and borrowers in connection with commercial loan facilities as well as bankruptcies and restructurings.

Mr. Peterman received his J.D. from the Harvard Law School in 1988. He graduated from Harvard College in 1983.

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