Senior Managing Director
Ambac Assurance Corporation
Diana Adams is a Senior Managing Director at Ambac Assurance Corporation where she is responsible for
Ambac’s global structured finance business, including oversight of Ambac’s international offices in
London, Milan and Sydney. Diana has been at Ambac for 9 years and has been responsible for
underwriting and insuring transactions worth several billions of dollars. She has overseen Ambac’s
entrance into new markets, products and countries.
Diana’s background is in Emerging Market finance and she first headed this group when joining Ambac in
2000. Prior to joining Ambac, Ms. Adams worked at JP Morgan, focusing on Emerging Market issuers,
where she executed over $10 billion worth of international capital markets transactions for the governments
of Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Brazil, and a number of first-time corporate and structured bond issuers
in the region. Ms. Adams started her career in investment banking at Merrill Lynch.
Ms. Adams holds a JD from Harvard Law School and a BA in economics from Johns Hopkins University.
Co-Chair, Structured Finance and Securitization
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Eric Adams is Co-Chair of Structured Finance and Securitization Practice at Katten Muchin Rosenman
LLP. Mr. Adams focuses his practice in the areas of structured finance and securitization. He represents
issuers, underwriters and other market participants in a variety of public and private structured finance
transactions as well as in workouts, restructurings, liquidations and loss mitigation projects. He also assists
on related litigation matters. Mr. Adams represents clients issuing various structured products, asset-backed
securities transactions, collateralized debt obligation issuances, credit card, auto loan and other receivable
securitizations, commercial mortgage loan securitizations, and securitizations and repackagings of
securities and other assets in combination with credit enhancements and deriva