Steven Paul McSloy

Steven Paul McSloy

Steven Paul McSloy


2 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005
212-238-8794, Fax: 212-732-3232
Mobile: 917-797-3138
mcsloy@clm.comDownload Vcard

Practice Description

Steve McSloy is a partner in the Corporate Department and Chair of our Native American Practice Group. He advises clients on corporate finance, commercial lending, debt securities issuance, tax-exempt lending, workouts, joint ventures and general corporate matters. In his over 30 years of practice, Steve has financed billions of dollars in mergers and acquisitions, project finance, real estate assets, ships, planes, casinos and steel plants. His work has included securitizations, DIP financings, warehouse lending, indenture trustee representation, 144A offerings and large-scale syndicated lending.

Steve’s prior experience includes serving as the Deputy Chief Liquidating Officer of Lehman Brothers Inc. at the height of the financial crisis, as the General Counsel of the Oneida Indian Nation of New York and its Turning Stone Casino Resort, and as a professor of corporate law at St. John's University School of Law. Before joining Carter Ledyard, Steve spent 10 years at Cravath, Swaine & Moore.

Steve is also widely recognized as one of the country's leading experts on Native American Law, and he has been involved in many of the largest and most complex financings done by and for Indian Tribes for casinos, hotels, energy projects and public works and infrastructure, twice winning “Deal of the Year” awards from the Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA). He teaches Native American Law as an adjunct professor at Columbia Law School and pro bono for the California Tribal College.


  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Oneida Indian Nation of New York
  • New York


  • International Masters of Gaming Law (Elected member)
  • Federal Bar Association, Indian Law Section
  • New York City Bar Association

Prior Experience

  • Partner, Corporate Department, Dentons
  • Co-chair, Native American Practice Group, Hughes Hubbard & Reed
  • Senior Associate, Cravath, Swaine & Moore
  • Teaching Fellow, Harvard Law School Program on Negotiation

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