Ellen Marshall specializes in business transactions, including capital markets, finance, mergers and acquisitions and securitization. She has practiced banking, corporate and finance law in Los Angeles and Orange County for more than 30 years.
Ellen represents businesses in their acquisition and disposition of companies and business units. She represents banks, investment funds and other companies involved in the mortgage, auto finance and other specialty finance business, including such financial products as reverse mortgages, equipment leases and patent royalties. In addition to her extensive work in the financial services industry, she routinely handles transactions for companies in the healthcare, advertising and real estate industries. She handles structured acquisition of business portfolios and securitization of unusual financial assets, and has worked on bringing securitization techniques to new international markets.
Her recent work includes advisory engagements related to the implementation of the Volcker Rule, the retail forex rules, derivatives regulation and various other parts of the Dodd-Frank Act; the Basel III risk-based capital requirements; and other regulatory responses to the financial crisis. Ellen also has significant experience with pension fund investment, fiduciary, trust and ERISA compliance.
Ellen is active in the Orange County community, serving as a Trustee of the Orange County Museum of Art since 1992 and a member of the Board of Counselors of Pacific Symphony since 2003.