Concentrates on derivatives and commodities transactions, working closely with financial institutions clients in the equity, commodities and credit derivatives markets. Assists clients in designing new products and evaluating the securities and commodities law issues implicated by hedging and monetization techniques associated with these products. Also works closely with commodities trading firms, focusing in particular on transactions involving energy, precious and base metals and currencies. Assists clients in assessing and mitigating the credit and trading risks inherent in derivatives and commodities issues. Participates actively in several bar and derivatives industry groups.
BA, University of Rochester, JD, Harvard University.