David Boyd Booker is a New York corporate attorney specializing in fixed income derivative transactions. Since May of 2007, he has been Director and Senior Counsel in the New York office of the Paris based corporate and investment bank, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment bank (formerly known as Calyon). Previously Mr. Booker practiced for several years in the New York legal department of Credit Suisse (formerly Credit Suisse First Boston). In addition, prior to going in-house, he practiced for a number of years in New York with the law firm Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy and then the law firm Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker. Mr. Booker holds a BA from Wesleyan University and a JD from Cornell Law School.
Mr. Booker has previously been a presenter at several Practicing Law Institute (PLI) programs and two American Bar Association programs, and he has spoken at classes in the University of Pennsylvania Law School and Fordham University Law School. In addition, Mr. Booker is a member of the New York State Bar Association (where he is a member of the Derivatives and Structured Products Committee), the New York City Bar (where he is a member of the Derivatives Committee) and the Association of Corporate Counsel (where he is a member of the Energy Committee and the Financial Services Committee). Mr. Booker is also a member of the following ISDA committees, ABS Hedging Committee, Collateral Committee, Credit Derivatives Committee, Energy Commodities and Developing Products Committee and the Emissions Trading Committee.
Mr. Booker is a native Manhattanite and resides in Manhattan with his wife and two children. He is also an avid wine collector, traveler and skier.