MICHAEL SWEENEY practices in the Global Finance group in the firm’s New York office. Mike focuses his practice on public and private capital market transactions, including commercial mortgage-backed securitization (CMBS) and commercial real estate collateralized loan obligation (CRE CLO) transactions. He has experience representing issuers, collateral managers, loan sellers, placement agents and underwriters. Mike has also represented fund managers in the formation of debt funds and has particular experience working with funds focusing on asset-backed collateral classes.
Prior to joining Sidley, Mike practiced at another major law firm in New York City, where he focused on CMBS, CRE CLO and other asset-backed securitization transactions.
Mike received his J.D. from Cornell Law School and his B.A. from Yale University, where he was a member of the varsity lacrosse team.