Peter Morreale is a partner and member of Chapman's Asset Securitization Department. He represents issuers, underwriters, servicers, and other entities in connection with the structuring, negotiation, and execution of asset finance transactions, bank loans, public and private agency and non‐agency MBS and ABS offerings, CLOs, CDOs, structured finance transactions and purchases, sales and financings of various types of financial assets, and related servicing arrangements.

Prior to joining Chapman, Peter served as general counsel to the residential mortgage business of an alternative investment firm, overseeing the subscription finance and whole-loan and asset finance-related facilities for residential mortgage funds and SMA clients. Peter's experience also includes serving as a Managing Director and Associate General Counsel for Goldman Sachs, where he represented and supported securitization and structured finance businesses lines, including the mortgage trading desk, Americas financing group, mortgage servicing, mortgage securitization, credit products group, structured products, collateralized loan obligations originations and secondary trading, loan trading, and hard asset trading, including aircraft leasing and securitization.


Connecticut, 1994

District of Columbia, 1997

New York, 1995


Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1994

  • Associate Editor, Fordham Law Review

Georgetown University, B.A., English, 1991



  • Presenter, ASF Securitization Institute, "US Legal and Regulatory Framework for Securitization," American Securitization Forum, May 2012
  • Co‐Instructor, The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, "Securitization Transactions for the Practicing Lawyer," Spring 2009, Spring 2010
  • Speaker, "US Covered Bonds: Legal and Structural Considerations Dissected," Covered Bonds–The Americas Conference, October 2008
  • Presenter, "The Upheaval in the Subprime Market: The Direct and Indirect Effects of Same on the Structured Finance Market," New York City Bar Association, January 2008

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