Lawrence Safran is a partner in the New York office of Latham & Watkins. Mr Safran is a member of the firm’s finance department and the aircraft finance, banking, project finance and structured finance and securitisation practices. These areas include a wide variety of commercial law issues. Special emphasis is placed on those issues arising under Article 9 (secured transactions) and Article 8 (investment securities) of the Uniform Commercial Code, although the practice also includes Article 2 (sales of goods), Article 3 (negotiable instruments), Article 5 (letters of credit), Article 6 (bulk sales) and Article 7 (documents of title).

Mr Safran advises clients on commercial law and personal property transfer issues in connection with credit facilities, second-lien bond transactions, project financings, real estate securitisations, collateralised debt obligations, credit card and other receivables financings and other structured financing arrangements.