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Eric P. Marcus

Eric P. Marcus

Special Counsel

New York
T: +1 212 836 8537
F: +1 212 836 8689

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  • Stanford University
    JD, 1976
  • Brown University
    BA, magna cum laude, 1972

Bar Admission(s)

  • New York
  • New Jersey

Eric Marcus is a Special Counsel in the Finance Department of Kaye Scholer’s New York office and a member of the Structured Finance Practice. Eric represents US and international banks, finance companies and other financial institutions in both structured finance transactions and a wide variety of commercial lending transactions, including trade finance and vendor finance programs. In the structured finance area, Eric has set up multi-seller and single-seller asset-backed commercial paper programs, and has experience with many different types of receivables purchase transactions, including trade receivables, auto and equipment loans and leases, dealer floorplan contracts, credit card receivables, franchise loans, commercial loans, and healthcare receivables. He regularly represents commercial banks in trade and supply chain finance facilities involving the purchase of accounts receivables and drafts, often in cross-border programs. In the commercial finance area, Eric handles asset-based loans, letter of credit facilities, and participation arrangements, and is active in structuring, documenting and negotiating new financing arrangements, as well as negotiating the out-of-court restructuring of problem loans.

Eric is recognized by Chambers Global 2012 as a leader for Capital Markets: Securitization (New York). He is also named in Experts Guides’ Banking, Financial & Transactional Law 2013 guide for Structured Finance and Securitization.

Prior to serving as Special Counsel, Eric was a Partner in Kaye Scholer’s New York office for 30 years.

Many of the transactions handled by Eric involve international companies and cross-border issues. He is fluent in German.

Eric is the author of “The Moral Right of the Artist in Germany” (ASCAP Copyright Law Symposium), “Securing Future Advances:  Avoiding Future Shock” (Commercial Lending Review), and other articles on secured lending topics. He served as reporter for the securitization form of control agreement on the ABA’s Joint Task Force on Deposit Account Control Agreements.

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