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A highly respected team which boasts notable strength in handling issues throughout Latin America. Routinely called upon by both borrowers and lenders to handle debt restructurings.

Notable practitioners

Co-head of the finance practice, James Florack has substantial experience of advising clients on acquisition financings, among other issues. He is routinely called upon to handle matters in Latin America.

Jason Kyrwood 's vast capabilities enable him to handle all manner of transactions from acquisition to exit financings.
"He is incredibly knowledgeable about all aspects of the market." "He is practical and easy to deal with."

Kenneth Steinberg is a trusted adviser to a host of pre-eminent bank clients. He typically handles asset-based financings.
"He is strong on the technical side and easy to work with." "He is very hard-working and user-friendly."

Luigi De Ghenghi is a leading practitioner of financial services law, offering broad-ranging expertise in bank regulatory matters and M&A transactions.
"Luigi is like a professor who can analyse the most complicated problem, break it down into simple parts and provide a plan for going forwards. He is thorough and scholarly with respect to really complicated and almost insoluble problems." "He is a great lawyer with very deep knowledge of all the federal rules. He has the law at the tips of his fingers."

Margaret Tahyar comes equipped with extensive legal acumen in financial regulatory matters. She regularly advises domestic and international banks, as well as fintech companies, on cutting-edge compliance issues.
"Meg provided excellent advice. She is a creative thinker, really intelligent and great with clients." "Her real strength is in leading massive teams to tackle complicated problems. She is very smart and makes it happen in the most efficient and effective way."

Meyer Dworkin can advise clients on the full gamut of financings, working alongside both borrowers and lenders.
"Meyer Dworkin is brilliant; he provides practical advice based on his thorough understanding of complex banking documents and market norms." "He is very creative and constructive on how we approach issues."

Randall Guynn continues to enjoy a stellar reputation for his work in financial services law. He is an excellent choice of counsel for the most complex bank regulatory challenges and major M&A transactions.
"He's great and a hot commodity because he has all the touch points with the US government. He has one-on-one insight with all the top guys." "He is a spectacular, incredibly thoughtful lawyer who provides the most useful practical advice that I get from anybody."

Sartaj Gill is regularly relied upon by private equity clients for his strengths in acquisition finance.
"He is very experienced, smart, patient and responsive." "He is a smart guy who knows the documentation really well."

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Banking & Finance

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

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450 Lexington Avenue

New York

New York

USA

NY 10017

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

USA

Banking & Finance


James A Florack
Band 1, Foreign expert for Latin America-wide
Jason Kyrwood
Band 1
Kenneth Steinberg
Band 4
Meyer C Dworkin
Band 3
Sartaj Gill
Band 4

Banking & Finance: Mainly Regulatory


Luigi L De Ghenghi
Band 1

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