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.
Chris 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 Chairman of the Board of Directors 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, and serves on its Executive Committee. He is also Co-Chair of SFIG’s Derivatives in Securitization Task Force.