Gopal M. Burgher is a Partner of Bryant Burgher Jaffe LLP ("BBJ"). Gopal's principal areas of practice include capital markets and complex finance transactions (including structured products and derivatives), real estate and community development transactions, mergers, acquisition, and joint venture transactions as well as matters of a general corporate nature. In the capital markets and complex finance area, Gopal's experience covers a wide variety of public and private debt and equity transactions, including structured finance and securitization transactions (e.g., collateralized debt obligations, residential mortgage-backed securities, asset-backed securities, asset-based lending, and structured products and derivatives), senior/mezzanine lending, distressed debt investing, warehousing facilities, and public finance transactions, among others. In such transactions, he has represented a variety of transaction parties, including issuers, underwriters/initial purchasers, arrangers, investors, lenders, sponsors, liquidity and credit support providers, letter of credit providers, borrowers and other transaction parties.
Prior to joining BBJ, Gopal was Counsel at McKee Nelson LLP (New York). Prior to joining McKee, Gopal was a senior attorney at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (New York), where he practiced for approximately 10 years.
Gopal received his J.D. in 1997 from the New York University School of Law, where he was an Association of the Bar of the City of New York Fellow. He received a bachelor's degree in 1994 from The State University of New York, College at Fredonia, where he graduated magna cum laude. Gopal is a member of the Bar of the State of New York.