Lauren Teigland-Hunt is Managing Partner at Teigland-Hunt LLP. Her practice focuses on both OTC and listed derivative transactions as well as physical commodity and securities trading. She has extensive experience representing multinational financial institutions, hedge funds, exchanges and trade associations in a wide range of trading matters, with a focus on equity, credit, fixed income, foreign exchange and commodity instruments.
Having represented multiple clients in the development of OTC clearing platforms, she is one of the industry’s leading experts in OTC clearing. She also has been actively advising clients on the implications of the Dodd-Frank Act and other matters related to derivatives reform and U.S. commodities law and regulation. She currently acts as counsel to several ISDA drafting committees and is chair of the OTC Derivatives Subcommittee of the American Bar Association.
Prior to founding Teigland-Hunt LLP in 2002, Lauren was an attorney at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in the firm’s Commodities, Futures and Derivatives Group (1996-2002) and worked as a futures trader and banker in New York and Paris (1986-1993). She graduated with honors from both Stanford Law School (J.D. 1996) and Georgetown University (A.B. 1986).