Davis Polk Nabs Derivatives Lawyer Ahead Of Regulation

Law360, New York (June 8, 2011, 5:17 PM EDT) -- Davis Polk & Wardwell LLC has snagged a former attorney for the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission to serve as a partner in its financial institutions group ahead of the impending regulation of the derivative swaps market.

Susan C. Ervin, who will join the firm's Washington office, worked for the CFTC for 15 years, from 1983 to 1997, rising to the position of deputy director and chief counsel for the trading and markets division. She then moved to private practice as a partner for Dechert, before...
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