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Nicole Skalla

Partner, Corporate Department
New York
200 Park Avenue
New York, NY
United States

Fax: 1(212) 303-7028


Nicole Skalla is a partner in the Structured Credit practice at Paul Hastings and is based in the New York office. Her practice focuses on securitization and structured finance, with a particular emphasis on structured credit products and collateralized loan obligation transactions. Ms. Skalla represents investment banks, financial institutions, investment advisors, issuers, investors, and end-users in collateralized loan obligation transactions, cash, hybrid, and synthetic CDOs, and other asset-backed securities transactions. She has also represented investment banks and others in connection with credit derivative and other swap transactions and asset repackaging programs.


Accolades and Recognitions

  • Ranked as a top lawyer in nationwide Capital Markets: Securitization and CLOs by Chambers USA, 2018 - 2020

  • Recognized for Capital Markets: Securitization by Chambers Global, 2019

  • Recognized for Structured finance - securitization in TheLegal 500, 2020

  • Ms. Skalla was recognized as a "Rising Star" by the 

    , 2019


  • Brooklyn Law School, J.D. (cum laude ), 2005

  • University of Kansas, B.A. (cum laude ), 2002

Practice Areas

Structured Credit
LIBOR Transition




New York Bar


Brooklyn Law School, J.D. 2005
University of Kansas, B.A. 2000

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