Shazia Ahmad works on complex structured finance transactions involving a variety of asset classes at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP. She advises issuers, underwriters, borrowers, lenders and service providers in these transactions, including drafting and reviewing transaction-related documents, performing due diligence and facilitating closings. Prior to joining Kramer Levin, Shazia gained finance and legal experience at Fortune 500 companies and global banking institutions. She drafted regulatory filings, maintained compliance for the Securities and Exchange Commission and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency requirements, drafted internal policies and procedures for equity and fixed income products, and advised the financial institutions on laws and regulations including the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 and the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Bank Holding Company Act, the USA Patriot Act and the Bank Secrecy Act.
Shazia is the Chair of the Young Lawyer Committee and a member of the Marketing Board of the ABA Business Law Section. In addition, she actively engages in pro-bono services for Afghan refugees and formation projects for non-profit organizations.