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Nicholas J. Caggiano, Jr.

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Nick Caggiano is a member of Morris James' Business Transactions, Strategic Planning and Counseling Practice, a group that has been involved in over $50 billion in financings for a wide range of clients.

In his practice, Nick primarily represents clients utilizing Delaware corporations, limited liability companies, statutory trusts and other alternative entities in complex commercial transactions. He counsels clients on forming and dissolving entities, structuring transactions, drafting and negotiating contracts, and providing Delaware legal opinions to support closings. Nick also has significant experience with energy industry contracts.


  • Project finance, including alternative energy
  • Equipment finance, including transportation assets
  • Securitizations (ABS/MBS/CDO)
  • Covered bonds
  • Tender option bonds
  • Life settlements and premium finance
  • Commercial real estate defeasance
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • High-yield debt
  • Orphan-trusts
  • Secured transactions

Professional Affiliations

Delaware Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
American Bar Association
Energy Bar Association
American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Recent Matters

Provided legal opinions to support the financing of a 30 Megawatt Solid Oxide Fuel CoH Power Plant in Delaware

Counseled clients on compliance with the Delaware entity laws regarding corporations and “alternative entities” such as limited liability companies, statutory trusts, and partnerships

Represented financial institutions serving as trustee or agent in deals involving securitization, leveraged lease, EETC, collateral trust, escrow, and custody arrangements

Negotiated and drafted a variety of contracts and other legal documents for clients in the energy sector, including solar, wind, and other renewable power projects

Represented buyers and sellers of assets and stock of Delaware entities

Assisted clients with the formation of "Bankruptcy-Remote" Delaware Special Purpose Entities and rendered legal opinions concerning such entities' status and authority to file and other matters of Delaware and Federal Bankruptcy law to support secured lease and debt financings and other capital market transactions

Provided strategic support in litigation and settlement of matters involving complex commercial disputes

Practice areas


Delaware Volunteer Legal Services Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2009

Order of the Coif


Delaware, 1988

Pennsylvania, 1988

United States District Court, District of Delaware

U.S. Supreme Court


Villanova University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1987

Villanova University, B.Ch.E., cum laude, 1978