Christopher J. Haas is a Managing Director and Associate General Counsel at Bank of America . He is currently head of the Securitization and Structured Products Legal Group at Bank of America responsible for all securitization activities of Bank of America, as well as the securitization and structured finance activities of Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Mr. Haas has over 20 year experience in the securitization and structured finance market both as in house counsel and in private practice and across a wide spectrum of products, including CLOs. ABS, RMBS, CMBS , derivatives and structured products, He is a board member of the Structured Finance Industry Group, (SFIG) the leading securitization trade industry advocacy group focused on improving and strengthening the broader structured finance and securitization market. He is also Co-Chair of SFIGs Derivatives in Securitization Task Force.
Mr. Haas received his J.D from the University of Virginia in 1991 and his B.A from the University of Pennsylvania in 1988.