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 theNew York Law Journal, 2019
Brooklyn Law School, J.D. (cum laude ), 2005
University of Kansas, B.A. (cum laude ), 2002