Brian Sung > Haynes and Boone, L.L.P. > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Haynes and Boone, L.L.P.
United States

Work Department

Finance; Derivatives; Financial Regulatory; Margin Lending and Structured Equity; Commodities; Investment Management; Fintech Virtual Currency and Blockchain; Leveraged Financings; Multi- Currency/Cross Border Financings




Brain’s concentrates his practice in the areas of derivatives, commodities, prime brokerage, structured equity/margin lending, cryptocurrency financing and other alternative investments. He represents banks, hedge funds and other financial institutions, borrowers, institutional investors and other corporate entities, as well as cryptocurrency trading entities and funds in connection with a variety of derivatives, hedging, structured products, repos, securities lending, margin loan, structured equity financing, commodities and other financing transactions and in providing related regulatory and interpretive advice. B


English, Korean, Spanish


J.D., Columbia Law School, 2000, Managing Editor, Journal of Transnational Law; Parker Certificate (Achievement in International Law)

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Structured finance: derivatives and structured products

(Next Generation Partners)

Brian SungHaynes and Boone, L.L.P.

The derivatives practice at Haynes and Boone, L.L.P. is diverse, encompassing a wide variety of asset classes, including equity, FX and increasingly environmental, social and governance (ESG) investments. The group advises buy-side and end-user clients, including an impressive array of institutional investors. Areas of expertise include traditional and more exotic hedging and derivatives, project finance-related hedging agreements, over-the-counter and structured derivatives, as well as ISDA regulatory and prime brokerage advice. Contacts in the team include Houston-based Neal Kaminsky, who leads the practice group; Giorgio Bovenzi, who has built a strong global credit risk practice and is rated by clients for his ‘solution-oriented‘ service; Matthew Frankle, a specialist in equity derivatives and margin loans; and Brian Sung, who maintains a very broad practice covering a variety of structured transactions for buy- and sell-side clients. Washington DC’s Phil Lookadoo is an expert in energy and project finance-related derivatives and commodities issues. Named lawyers are based in New York unless stated otherwise.