Howard MulliganCounsel

Ryan Whalen

Howard Mulligan’s  practice focuses on the intersecting disciplines of corporate law, structured finance, commercial real estate, securities law, capital markets and business restructurings.

Howard has worked on a wide range of transactions relating to securitizations involving numerous asset classes, mergers and acquisitions,derivative transactions (including interest rate swaps, credit default swaps and total return swaps), business restructurings, purchases of  assets from bankruptcy estates as well as “lift the stay” matters, acquisitions and dispositions of equipment lease portfolios and structured products, purchases and sales of commercial real estate, including “B” notes  and mezzanine loans, as well as restructurings of synthetic transactions. Howard’s practice  has been supplemented by acting as a consultant to various law firms and providing expert services and regulatory advice on structured finance and a wide array of corporate matters.

Howard has testified before the House Financial Services Committee on topics relating to structured finance and commercial lending. Howard is a frequent panelist at asset-backed industry conferences, including The American Securitization Forum (and its various successors),The Equipment Leasing Association and Information Management Network.

While at Notre Dame Law School, Howard was the Executive Editor of Notre Dame Law Review. Prior to joining the Firm, Howard has been an associate at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley &McCloy, a counsel at Dewey Ballantine and a partner at McDermott, Will & Emery.


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Practice Areas


  • Notre Dame Law School, Cum Laude


  • New York