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31 May 20222 minute read

DLA Piper adds securities partner Grant Buerstetta to its New York City office

DLA Piper is expanding its Finance practice with the arrival of Grant Buerstetta as partner in the firm’s New York City office. Buerstetta will be a member of the Finance practice’s Structured Finance subgroup.


Buerstetta is a securities lawyer who focuses his practice representing financial institutions, asset managers, issuers and investment funds focused on debt and structured securities. He advises clients with matters relating to: alternative investment fund formation and operation; complex structured and asset-backed securities and securitization transactions; and securities issuances in domestic and international capital markets; among others.


Buerstetta also has extensive experience analyzing and structuring, revising and unwinding asset-backed securities. He has also represented major financial institutions, rating agencies, hedge funds and collateral managers, among others, in collateralized debt obligations, collateralized loan obligations and other securitization transactions.


“Grant is not only a seasoned securities lawyer whose practice fits perfectly with our Structured Finance subgroup, he also has a proven track record of developing business,” said Richard Reilly, US co-chair of DLA Piper’s Financial Services sector and leader of the firm’s Structured Finance subgroup. “We look forward to seeing Grant’s practice grow under DLA’s national and international platform.”


DLA Piper advises on all aspects of financing, across borders, sectors and financial products. The firm’s lawyers advise issuers, underwriters, selling shareholders, sponsors, arrangers, lead managers, originators, dealers, trustees and depositaries on a broad range of capital markets offerings, including equity, equity-linked and debt securities, structured and project financings and securitizations.