Jerry Marlatt specializes in corporate finance with a focus on structured capital markets. He represents issuers, underwriters, and placement agents in covered bonds, surplus notes, structuring investment and specialized operating vehicles, insolvency restructuring of such vehicles, securities repackagings, and public offerings and private placements of asset-backed securities in domestic and foreign capital markets. Mr. Marlatt’s representative transactions involve the first covered bond by a U.S. financial institution and the first covered bond program for a Canadian bank. Mr. Marlatt has been ranked by Chambers USA as one of America’s leading capital markets–securitization lawyers and has also been cited as a recommended lawyer for structured finance–derivatives and structured products by The Legal 500—United States. He is a member of the Steering Committee of the U.S. Covered Bond Council, organized by SIFMA and the ASF, and is recognized as the leading U.S. practitioner in the covered bonds area.