Andrew M. SrokaPartner
Andrew Sroka focuses his practice on structured finance and securitization transactions.
Andrew has experience representing issuers, underwriters, borrowers, lenders and other financial institutions in a variety of domestic and cross-border finance transactions, including securitization and commercial asset-backed loans.
Andrew's structured finance practice has involved the financing of a number of traditional and nontraditional asset classes, including "fintech" small business loans and consumer loans, merchant cash advances, student loans, servicing rights, trade receivables, CLOs, tobacco settlement fee awards, tobacco escrow rights, insurance premium finance loans, timeshare loans and intellectual property royalties.
- J.D., Suffolk University Law School 2005
Suffolk University Law Review
- B.S., Business Administration, Northeastern University 2002
summa cum laude
- The Legal 500 United States
- Recommended, Structured Finance: Securitization (2018-2022)
- Co-author, "The Second Coming of US Whole Business Securitisation," World Trademark Review (June/July 2015)
- Co-author, "Securitization Reform Halftime Report," Banking & Financial Services Policy Report, Volume 32, Number 4 (April 2013)
- Contributor, "The CLO Market in the US and Europe: Rebirth and Stagnation," Practical International Corporate Finance Strategies (May 31, 2012)
- Panelist, "Will the ‘bank partner' model survive in light of Madden and the predominant economic interest cases?" SFIG Legal Counsel Forum (June 27, 2018)
- Guest lecturer, Boston University School of Law, Accounting Issues in Securitization
Before joining DLA Piper, Andrew was an associate in the Capital Markets department at an international bankruptcy law firm, where, in addition to representing clients in finance transactions, he represented official and ad hoc committees of creditors and other parties-in-interest in major US bankruptcy cases.
Andrew is a former Certified Public Accountant and has experience advising on the application of accounting rules in structured finance transactions.
Memberships And Affiliations
- Boston Bar Association
- Massachusetts Bar Association
- New York State Bar Association