- 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)
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ISDA Section 2(a)(iii) Amendment Limits Prerogatives of Non-Defaulting Parties
James M. Cain,Daphne G. Frydman,David T. McIndoe,Mark D. Sherrill,R. Michael Sweeney, July 24, 2014
On June 19, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) published a long-awaited standard amendment to Section 2(a)(iii) of the ISDA Master Agreement (the Master Agreement). Section 2(a)(iii) of the Master Agreement (Section 2(a)(iii)) is a condition precedent that suspends a...
Storm Clouds Continue to Gather Over Bankruptcy Code’s Safe Harbors
James M. Cain,Daphne G. Frydman,Catherine M. Krupka,David T. McIndoe,Mark D. Sherrill, June 6, 2014
As noted in a previous Sutherland Legal Alert, the American Bankruptcy Institute has formed a Commission to Study the Reform of Chapter 11 (the Commission). To further its goal of proposing changes to modernize the Bankruptcy Code, the Commission formed a number of advisory committees, including...
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