JOEL CAZARES is an associate in the San Francisco office in Sidley’s Global Finance practice group. His practice focuses on structured finance, with a special emphasis on asset-backed securitization. Joel also represents underwriters and lenders in revolving and term credit facilities and other securitizations. Prior to joining Sidley, Joel worked for an international law firm where he gained a broad corporate law experience advising clients on venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance matters. Joel received his law degree from Stanford Law School, where he served as a board member for the Stanford Technology Law Review. Joel also received his B.S. in Finance, summa cum laude, at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.