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Justine M. Clark

New York
(212) 259-7348


New York


Asset Based Lending
Banking and Financial Instruments
Structured Finance



Columbia University (Barnard College) - B.S. in Biochemistry
New York Law School - J.D.


English (fluent), also basic Spanish, French and Italian

Justine M. Clark is a partner at CKR Law LLP. Her practice focuses on structured finance (including leasing and securitization), banking, aircraft financing, derivatives and international banking and trade finance, representing banks, investment advisors, leasing companies and multinational corporations.

Justine has advised clients with respect to the structuring of cross-border leasing transactions involving aircraft, rolling stock, ships, marine containers and fleet vehicles. She has also structured the securitization of a national chain of retail gas vendors, as well as marine container fleets. Justine currently represents both lessors and lessees in the U.S. aircraft financing market.

Justine has represented foreign banks in connection with the establishment and maintenance of their commercial paper and medium-term note facilities. She has also advised private investors on bank regulatory issues affecting the acquisition of substantial interests in bank holding companies. Justine has appeared before the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Controller of the Currency in connection with the approval of bank acquisitions.

Justine advises banks and corporations with respect to derivatives. She is experienced in structuring investments to enable commercial hedging parties to be exempt from the clearing requirements imposed by the CFTC and has created standardized documentation for use by banks in connection with such investments.

Ms. Clark has been rated AV Preeminent in her field for the last 20 years by Martindale Hubbell's Peer Review.