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Scott J. Gordon

Scott J. Gordon

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

New York, NY, USA


Scott Gordon is the leader of Kirkland's Derivatives Practice and a member of the Asset Finance and Securitization Practice. Scott is a leading counsel to end-users, representing clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to many of the world's preeminent private equity funds and their portfolio companies in connection with structuring, negotiating and documenting interest rate, currency, commodity, credit and equity derivative transactions. Scott also counsels clients on derivatives regulation and derivatives issues in M&A, restructuring and securitization matters and acts as lead counsel in securitization offerings.

Scott is recognized as a "leading lawyer" for Derivatives in the 2014-2018 editions of Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers for Business and the 2015-2018 editions of Chambers Global, The World's Leading Lawyers for Business. Clients describe him as "very collaborative, a problem-solver" and say he "has a good balance of the commercial aspects of the derivatives market." Clients also praise Scott as "a master of the domains within which he practices" and "a very strong negotiator on our behalf." The 2014 edition of The Legal 500 U.S. noted that, Scott brings "good insight into current market terms and provides pragmatic advice." In 2014, IFLR1000 also lauded Scott's work in Derivatives, citing his guidance to corporate clients. He also received the Lawyers Alliance for New York (LANY) Cornerstone Award for his pro bono work with LANY clients in 2012.

Scott J. Gordon is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Demystifying Derivatives - Pocket MBA 2018: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals, Monday, October 01, 2018
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Pocket MBA 2018: Finance for Lawyers and Other Professionals, Wednesday, October 31, 2018, Chicago, IL
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