David Boyd Booker is a New York corporate attorney specializing in fixed income derivative transactions. Since 2007, he has been with the New York office of the Paris based corporate and investment bank, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, where he currently is a Managing Director and Senior Counsel and is the Head of Fixed Income Derivatives for the Americas – Legal. Previously Mr. Booker practiced for several years in the New York legal department of Credit Suisse. 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 various programs conducted by the Practicing Law Institute, the American Bar Association, ACI, FTF and SIFMA and he has spoken at classes at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and the 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 Bar Association of the City of New York (where he is a member of the Futures and 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 SIFMA’s Derivative Task Force Committee and ISDA’s Credit Derivatives Committee among others.
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.