Elizabeth L. Carr practices in the Finance & Derivatives Group at the firm. Elizabeth has almost 20 years of experience representing issuers, underwriters, investors, lenders and borrowers in transactions relating to a variety of asset classes, including litigation funding, life settlement transactions, whole business securitizations, collateralized debt obligation transactions (CDOs), collateralized loan obligation transactions (CLOs) and securitizations backed by automotive loans, student loans, pharmaceutical royalties and other receivables. Elizabeth focuses her practice on asset-backed securitizations, warehouse facilities, secured financings and specialty finance lending. 


  • Representing lenders in providing secured loans to law firms.
  • Representing initial purchasers in 144A transactions collateralized by pre-settlement advances.
  • Representing clients in securitization transactions collateralized by life insurance policies.
  • Representing issuers and underwriters in 144A/Regulation S whole business securitization transactions.
  • Representing issuers in public and private offerings of notes collateralized by automobile receivables.
  • Representing clients in sales of private student loans.
  • Acting as transaction counsel on CLOs and CDOs.

Speaking Engagements

“Market Beat: Life Settlements & Litigation Finance,” SFVegas 2023, Feb. 28, 2023

Prior Experience

  • Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
  • Credit Suisse (secondment)
  • Barclays (secondment)