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Douglas (Doug) Youngman

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McDermott Will & Emery LLP

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Finance: Restructuring & Insolvency/ Corporate & Transactional/ Structured Finance, Derivatives & Financial Products


Partner Douglas (Doug) Youngman focuses his practice on the field of derivatives, complex financial transactions and structured products. He regularly advises clients on the negotiation and execution of a wide range of derivatives (including interest rate swaps, total return swaps, credit default swaps, caps and options, as well as guaranteed investment contracts, forward purchase agreements, repurchase agreements and other reinvestment products), structure finance, liquidity (including letter of credit, standby bond purchase and revolving credit), bank lending and direct purchase transactions in the municipal and tax-exempt markets.

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United States: Finance

Restructuring (including bankruptcy): municipal

Within: Restructuring (including bankruptcy): municipal

McDermott Will & Emery LLP advises financial institutions in municipal restructuring and insolvency matters, and had notable roles in the Detroit bankruptcy, advising US Bank and Barclays. It has also been representing Goldman Sachs Asset Management in Puerto Rico in connection with significant amounts of general obligation and COFINA junior bonds, and has been advising Barclays as underwriter in relation to up to $840m worth of bonds to be issued by the Chicago public school board. Timothy Walsh heads the restructuring practice, which includes fellow New York attorneys Alexandra Scheibe, Douglas Youngman and David Taub as well as Nathan Coco and William Smith in Chicago.

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