Patrick Hayden is a partner in the Global Finance & Debt Products Group. His practice focuses on mortgage-backed and asset-backed securitization, and he has represented global financial institutions as indenture trustee in negotiating and closing hundreds of CDO transactions, including CLOs, commercial real estate CDOs and synthetic CDOs. He currently represents indenture trustees in connection with the administration of CDO transactions and has extensive experience with questions and disputes regarding deal structures and mechanics. Over the course of the last year, Patrick has been involved in the liquidation of more than 20 defaulted CDO transactions, advising the indenture trustee on the disposition of collateral, the termination of related derivatives transactions and the distribution of proceeds.
Patrick received his J.D. in 1994 from Columbia Law School, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. He received his B.A., with honors, in Latin American studies from The University of North Carolina, where he was a Morehead Scholar. Patrick is admitted to practice in North Carolina and New York. He is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of structured finance.