• Biography

    Steve Epstein is a partner in the Finance Practice Group in the New York office of Haynes and Boone. He has extensive experience representing lenders and borrowers in connection with commodity finance, corporate finance, structured finance, asset securitization and secondary market mortgage finance transactions.

    Steve has represented some of the world's largest international and domestic financial institutions and their affiliates as well as many borrowers and issuers in structuring, documenting and negotiating syndicated unsecured, secured, asset-based and asset-backed lending transactions and in connection with domestic and international asset securitizations, structured loans and other complex structured financings. He has also developed, documented and negotiated many tri-party mortgage custody programs in connection with mortgage repo transactions entered into by major investment banks and mortgage banks utilizing structures he helped innovate in the 1990s.

    Steve is a former vice president and senior associate counsel of the Chase Manhattan Bank, now known as JPMorgan Chase Bank. Steve's experience in acting as internal counsel has been invaluable to him in dealing with general counsels and other members of in-house legal departments in all aspects of client representation.

  • Education and Clerkships

    • J.D., New York University School of Law, 1986, Editor, The Journal of International Law and Politics
    • B.A., Williams College, 1983
  • Admissions

    • New York