Rafal Gawlowski > Latham & Watkins LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Latham & Watkins LLP
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United States

Work Department

Rafal Gawlowski is the Deputy Office Managing Partner of the New York office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Gawlowski serves as the global Co-chair of the Financial Institutions Industry Group, and a member of the firm's Corporate Department and of the Capital Markets, Derivatives and Structured Finance & Securitization practices. Those transactions most prominently include derivatives products relating to equity-linked capital markets transactions (call spread overlays), structured repurchase transactions (accelerated forward and forward issuer repurchases), issuer forward issuance transactions, various monetization and hedging transactions, derivative financing transactions, among others.

Position

Corporate Partner

Career

https://www.lw.com/people/rafal-gawlowski

Lawyer Rankings

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

The ‘forward thinkers‘ at Latham & Watkins LLP have a practice that spans the gamut of over-the-counter derivatives and exchange-traded derivative products, with expertise in transactions as well as the regulatory and enforcement aspects of this work. Margin finance is another core specialism, and equity-linked products are another line where the team stands out. Based across London and New York and co-chairing the firm’s global financial institutions group, Witold Balaban is a vastly experienced figure in the New York-based department, which is now led by Rafal Gawlowski. Yvette Valdez, who is developing an impressive cryptocurrency-related practice. and Douglas Yatter, who is the name to note for regulatory and enforcement issues, co-chair the firm’s commodities and derivatives regulation and enforcement practice. Courtenay Myers Lima is an expert in structured products, capital markets, fintech developments and bank and broker-dealer regulatory matters, while Catherine Lee is noted for equity-linked deals.