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David S. Mitchell

  • Partner | Asset Management

New York

T: +1.212.859.8292

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David Mitchell is a leading practitioner in regulatory, transactional, and litigation matters relating to commodities, futures, and derivatives.

Clients seek David’s counsel in connection with product development; structuring funds and other investment vehicles; establishing electronic trading facilities and clearing solutions for swaps and derivatives; and regulatory, compliance, and enforcement matters relating to futures, swaps, and derivatives.

David is a sought-after speaker and author on the topics of derivatives, futures, and securities regulation. His writings have appeared in numerous well-known publications, such as Futures & Derivatives Law ReportJournal of Investment ComplianceThe Review of Securities and Commodities Regulation, and The Handbook of Currency and Interest Rate Risk Management.

Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business and Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business consistently recognize David as a leading individual in Capital Markets: Derivatives. Legal 500 consistently recognizes David in Finance: Structured Finance; Derivatives and Structured Products, being named to the “Hall of Fame” in 2022.

Professional associations

  • Futures Industry Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Futures & Derivatives Law Report
  • Member, New York City Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association

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Speaking engagements |

Law & Compliance Division Conference 2022

Speaking engagements |

41st Annual Law & Compliance Division Conference
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