University at Buffalo Law School, The State University of New York, J.D., Finance Transactions, 2005

  • Business Editor, Associate Editor, Buffalo Criminal Law Review

University of Pittsburgh, B.A., Business Administration and Political Science, 2002


District of Columbia

New York

Cory Barry is a partner in Chapman and Cutler’s Banking and Financial Services Department. He joined the Firm in 2012. Cory’s practice involves representing financial institutions in connection with debt capital markets and structured products transactions. He also advises clients on financial regulatory matters, including the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and related rulemaking initiatives.

Cory regularly represents financial institutions in connection with the public and private issuance of corporate and asset-backed fixed income securities, asset-based lending, and term issuance and ABCP financing of various assets. He has experience with many types of financial assets and other collateral, including automobile loans and leases, credit card receivables, PACE assessments and consumer loans. He also has experience in the development and structuring of various derivative products linked to equities, indices, currencies and commodities.

Cory’s experience includes working on assignment at a client’s debt capital markets origination desk, where he supported the corporate bond underwriting platform and advised on financing transactions and related regulatory matters.

Prior to joining the Firm, Cory was a senior associate in the Global Finance Department of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP. He also served as an associate in the Capital Markets group of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP in New York.

Representative Transactions

  • Represented the U.S. branch of a Japanese bank as lead arranger, and five other financial institutions, in providing a $1.75 billion revolving facility to a finance company for its auto and vehicle dealer floorplan receivables.
  • Counsel to the issuer in connection with an SEC-registered credit card receivables securitization program.
  • Represented the issuer and sponsor in connection with several corporate bond repackaging transactions.
  • Represented the underwriters in multiple transactions for a private label credit card receivables securitization program.
  • Represented a program administrator in arranging for the direct purchase of $100,000,000 of PACE assessments by institutional investors.