Andi Mandell is a partner in Dentons' Capital Markets and Tax Practices. Andi focuses her practice on tax aspects relating to structured finance, securitization and fund formation. Andi’s principal areas of experience include residential and commercial mortgage-backed securities and structured finance including the structuring of REO-to-rental financings, servicer advance facilities, debt repackagings, securitization of non-performing and re-performing mortgage loans, resecuritizations, distressed asset funds and MSR purchases and sales. Andi has extensive experience advising tax exempt entities, REITs, hedge funds and private equity firms. Andi serves as the chair of the Tax Policy Committee of the Structured Finance Association (SFA) and is also a frequent writer and public speaker on tax-related regulatory developments affecting structured finance.