- Environmental & Commodities
- Restructuring & Creditors' Rights
- Derivatives & Structured Products
- Energy & Commodities Derivatives
- Energy Litigation
- Trading & Transactions
- Energy Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights
|Contact Info||Telephone: 202.383.0360|
|University ||Johns Hopkins University, B.A.|
|Law School||Washington and Lee University School of Law, J.D.|
|Admitted||1999, Virginia; 2000, Ohio; 2002, Texas; 2004, District of Columbia|
Member, American Bankruptcy Institute
Member, International Swaps and Derivatives Association
Member, Futures Industry Association
Member, International Energy Credit Association
|Born||Hartford, Connecticut, 1973|
With a keen understanding of the complex derivatives market, Mark Sherrill focuses primarily on the physical and financial trading of energy commodities. He counsels energy companies and commodity traders on the interrelationships of bankruptcy, derivatives and the Dodd-Frank Act. Mark's knowledge of the various issues involved in derivatives and related matters make him a prominent player in many of the country's largest bankruptcy cases, particularly those affecting the energy and commodity markets. He works with energy companies, broker-dealers and hedge funds on various complex transactions, including asset-based structured transactions, agreements for the purchase and sale of energy and commodities and other over-the-counter derivatives.
Mark advises clients to manage their various risks associated with their derivatives positions, including as part of companies' efforts to adjust to the various rules implemented as a result of the Dodd-Frank regime. He also aids companies in evaluating credit and liquidity risks. Prior to joining the firm, Mark served as a law clerk for the Honorable Randolph Baxter of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio.
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Awards and Rankings
Selected for inclusion in Washington, D.C., Super Lawyers ”Rising Stars“ (2013-2014)
Honorable Randolph Baxter, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio
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Congress Exempts Non-Financial End-Users, Their Agents and Certain Cooperatives From Non-Cleared Swap Margin Requirements in Reauthorization of Terrorism Insurance Bill
Brian Barrett,James M. Cain,Daphne G. Frydman,David T. McIndoe,Mark D. Sherrill, February 13, 2015
On January 8, 2015, the U.S. Senate approved legislation, by a 93-4 vote, to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (“TRIA”). The legislation, dubbed the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015 (the “TRIA Reauthorization Act”), was passed by the...
CFTC Expands Existing Clearing Relief for Treasury Affiliates
Brian Barrett,James M. Cain,Daphne G. Frydman,David T. McIndoe,Mark D. Sherrill, February 6, 2015
On November 24, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Division of Clearing and Risk (DCR) issued a no-action letter to expand previously issued relief, that is available to “treasury affiliates,” from the mandatory clearing requirement. “Treasury affiliate”...
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