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Tom Deutsch

American Securitization Forum
Executive Director
New York, NY, USA

Tom Deutsch is the Executive Director of the American Securitization Forum  (ASF). Mr. Deutsch serves as the ASF's senior staff executive and works with ASF's broad membership to develop consensus and implement advocacy initiatives on legal, regulatory, accounting and legislative matters, such as industry-wide mortgage servicing standards, securities regulation, amicus briefs, and comment letters. He also develops and implements various aspects of member education initiatives, such as the annual ASF industry conference, ASF Weekly Reports, Sunset Seminars, Securitization Institute, and the American Securitization journal. He was named by Institutional Investor Magazine as a Rising Star of both Fixed Income and Securitization in 2008.

Mr. Deutsch previously served as an Associate in the Capital Markets Department of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, where he represented issuers and underwriters in various structured finance offerings, including residential mortgage-backed securitizations and asset-backed securitizations. He also served as an Associate at McKee Nelson LLP, where he focused on residential mortgage-backed securitizations. In addition, Mr. Deutsch was an Annenberg Legal Fellow at the Federal Communications Commission. 

Mr. Deutsch earned his Juris Doctoris from the University of Pennsylvania. He has also earned a Master of Science in Regulation from the London School of Economics and Political Science in addition to a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with Honors and a Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis.


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