Mr. Kwok's career as a corporate attorney is long and distinguished. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Magna Cum Laude in 1990 and Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley in 1994. Immediately prior to joining our Firm, Mr. Kwok practiced law with the legal department of the U.S. capital markets division of RBS, where he served in a number of senior legal roles, from heading legal coverage in the U.S. for structured credit to, more recently, Latin America, structured finance and non-core markets. Prior to joining RBS, he was a partner in the corporate law group of the law firm McKee Nelson and, before that, Fried, Frank, Harris, Schriver & Jacobson LLP, both in New York City. He had been elevated by the latter firm to partner after working there for several years as an associate attorney. Mr. Kwok began his legal career as an associate attorney with Proskauer Rose LLP, also in New York City.


With almost 20 years of sophisticated financial products and corporate experience, Mr. Kwok is an expert on legal issues related to structured finance and securitized products (CLO's, CMBS, RMBS, ABS and the like). He also is well known for his extensive legal work related to special out-of-court restructuring situations involving certain of RBS's largest and most complex legacy exposures.


Mr. Kwok is a partner in the Firm's Downtown Los Angeles office. He is a member of the New York bar, Mr. Kwok's practice continues to focus on sophisticated financial products, private equity and general corporate matters.