Mark G. Lake

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Mark G. Lake had been a partner at Moses & Singer since 1967, before becoming of counsel in 2001. He has extensive experience in all aspects of secured lending, particularly in the securities industry, typically representing banking and other financial institutions, domestic and foreign. He has worked on many leveraged buyouts, structured and tax-exempt financings, debtor-in-possession financings, securitizations, syndicated loans, credit participations and asset-based facilities, including "safety net" financings for major clearing corporations. Additionally, he has represented banks in connection with broker/dealer clearance and settlement, securities lending agreements, repo programs and custody services, including the sale of a major custody business.

He has also represented entrepreneurs and investors in the sale and purchase of businesses and real estate, and has experience in the administration of trusts and estates.

Mark is recognized as an AV® Preeminent™ Rated lawyer and one of New York's Top Rated Lawyers in his field by Martindale-Hubbell.

Law School Activities/Honors
  • Notes Editor, Columbia Law Review , 1954-1955
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, James Kent Scholar, Columbia University
  • Phi Beta Kappa
Biography

Mark G. Lake had been a partner at Moses & Singer since 1967, before becoming of counsel in 2001. He has extensive experience in all aspects of secured lending, particularly in the securities industry, typically representing banking and other financial institutions, domestic and foreign. He has worked on many leveraged buyouts, structured and tax-exempt financings, debtor-in-possession financings, securitizations, syndicated loans, credit participations and asset-based facilities, including "safety net" financings for major clearing corporations. Additionally, he has represented banks in connection with broker/dealer clearance and settlement, securities lending agreements, repo programs and custody services, including the sale of a major custody business.

He has also represented entrepreneurs and investors in the sale and purchase of businesses and real estate, and has experience in the administration of trusts and estates.

Mark is recognized as an AV® Preeminent™ Rated lawyer and one of New York's Top Rated Lawyers in his field by Martindale-Hubbell.

Law School Activities/Honors
  • Notes Editor, Columbia Law Review , 1954-1955
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, James Kent Scholar, Columbia University
  • Phi Beta Kappa
Education
  • Columbia University School of Law (LL.B.)
  • Columbia University (A.B.)