Derivatives & Structured Products

Cadwalader fields "one of the best derivatives practices in the country, without a shadow of a doubt" and "clients turn to the firm for equity derivatives trading, documentation and regulation," obtaining advice which is said to be "always of the highest quality and incredibly insightful." - Chambers USA

Cadwalader's early roots in the derivatives and structured products markets, representing issuers, dealers and end-users, provides our practitioners with an extraordinary understanding of the fundamental building blocks that form the basis of complex derivatives and structured products transactions. In recognition of our industry-leading capabilities, we have received a number of honors, including: GlobalCapital’s Americas COVID-19 Resilience Derivatives Law Firm of the Year; Law Firm of the Year in Securitization and Structured Finance Law in the 2021 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms;” and as IFLR’s 2021 European Structured Finance and Securitisation “Team of the Year’.”

Our clients value our creativity, technical experience, sophisticated market knowledge, and transaction execution, and include U.S. and international commercial and investment banks; financial guarantors; financial products and agricultural trading companies; plan asset managers; investment advisers; registered investment companies; hedge funds; commodity pools; private equity funds; pension funds; electronic trading platforms; government sponsored enterprises; institutional investors; commercial credit companies; issuers; investors; end-users and trustees; and other market participants.

Our Chambers-, Legal 500-, and IFLR-ranked derivatives and structured products practitioners combine market-leading regulatory knowledge and transactional experience with fully-integrated, top-tier securities, tax, ERISA, structured transactions, energy and commodities, banking and financial restructuring practices to provide clients with prompt, practical and comprehensive advice on the most complex derivatives issues and transactions.

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23 Attorneys

Bartlett, Maurine R. Senior Counsel New York
T. +1 212 504 6218
Benjamin, Aaron J. Partner Charlotte
T. +1 704 348 5384
Bragg, Thomas Associate London
T. +44 (0) 20 7170 8726
Calves, Patrick A. Special Counsel New York
T. +1 212 504 5557
Damianova, Assia Special Counsel London
T. +44 (0) 20 7170 8564
Ena, Michael Counsel New York
T. +1 212 504 6870
Foster, Brian Partner New York
T. +1 212 504 6736
Gambro, Michael S. Partner New York
T. +1 212 504 6825
Gingold, David S. Partner New York
T. +1 212 504 6386
Goldstein, Stuart N. Partner Charlotte
T. +1 704 348 5258
New York
T. +1 212 504 6316
LaBrun, Henry A. Partner Charlotte
T. +1 704 348 5149
Loncar, Ivan Partner New York
T. +1 212 504 6339
Malyshev, Peter Y. Partner Washington
T. +1 202 862 2474
McDonnell, James Thomas Associate New York
T. +1 212 504 5590
Miller, Jed Partner New York
T. +1 212 504 6821
Quinn, Patrick T. Partner New York
T. +1 212 504 6067
Quirolo, David Partner London
T. +44 (0) 20 7170 8635
Dublin
T. +353 (0) 1 2478050
Schacter, Ira J. Partner New York
T. +1 212 504 6035
Schetman, Richard M. Senior Counsel New York
T. +1 212 504 6906
Shiren, Nick Partner London
T. +44 (0) 20 7170 8778
Strom, Alexander Associate New York
T. +1 212 504 6735
Stromfeld, Lary Partner New York
T. +1 212 504 6291
Weidner, Neil J. Partner New York
T. +1 212 504 6065