Experience

  • Swaps Regulatory Advice

    • First Reserve in CFTC regulatory advice.
    • Mizuho Capital in regulatory swap matters.
    • Fifth Third Bank in swap dealer compliance.
    • Oaktree Capital Management in CFTC regulatory advice and fund documentation.
    • Zurich Financial Services in U.S. swap rules.
  • Other Representations

    • P2 Capital, alongside Silver Lake, in the $3.5 billion acquisition of Blackhawk, a global financial technology company.
    • HarbourVest Partners in its £806.6 million acquisition of the investment portfolio of SVG Capital, a publicly listed investment fund. The acquisition followed an initial £1,015 million takeover offer by HarbourVest Partners for SVG Capital. The deal has been recognized by various industry award schemes, including the PEI Awards and being named Private Equity Deal Of The Year at the IFLR European Awards.
    • P2 Capital in various securities and derivatives regulatory matters, the formation and operation of private funds, and negotiation with investors, placement agents and other parties.
    • P2 Capital, with Goldman Sachs Capital Partners, in its $1.6 billion sale of Interline Brands to Home Depot.
    • Principia Ventures in the structuring and formation of a fund to be engaged in stock and futures algorithmic trading.
    • American International Group in the preparation of a Resolution Plan under section 165 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
    • Financial Services Roundtable in swap regulatory matters, including the preparation of a memorandum on the consequences of the insolvency of a central counterparty for cleared swaps.
    • Mizuho Capital in establishing a Volcker Rule compliance program and advising on various related issues.
    • Mackay Shields in fund formation, operation and documentation.
    • Andrew Schorr in the formation of a hedge fund sponsored by traders at Daiwa Securities America.
    • Samuel A. Hoffman in the structuring of its Lincoln Square II fund.
    • Nassau Reinsurance Group, a Golden Gate Capital portfolio company, in its acquisition of Universal American’s Traditional Insurance business.

Education

  • Harvard Law School, 2010, J.D.
  • Dartmouth College, 2007, B.A.