Meltem F. Kodaman: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Meltem F. Kodaman

Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Energy, Environmental & Commodities
  • Derivatives & Structured Products
  • Insurance Finance
  • Trading & Transactions
  • Exchange Traded Funds
  • Insurance
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.383.0674
Fax: 202-637-3593
University Wellesley College, B.A., magna cum laude
Law SchoolUniversity of Virginia School of Law, J.D. Member, Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law
Admitted2003, New York; 2004, District of Columbia

Professional Activities

Member, International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA)
Member, Committee on Derivatives and Futures Law, American Bar Association


Meltem Kodaman practices in the areas of general corporate and securities law, concentrating on derivatives contracts, including interest rate, foreign exchange, equity and commodity products. A member of Sutherland's Corporate Practice Group, Meltem's derivatives practice represents a broad range of counterparties, including mutual funds, dealer banks, business development companies, insurance companies, pension plans, government-sponsored agencies, universities, nonprofit corporations and energy companies.

Meltem advises commercial firms on how they may be impacted by the new regulatory regime imposed on the derivatives markets by the Dodd-Frank Act as well as European derivatives reform developments, such as European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) and Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID). Meltem is also active in the firm's Transactional practice and advises clients engaged in public and private securities offerings.

Selected Experience
Sutherland advises public companies on OTC derivatives transactions and Dodd-Frank Act compliance.
Sutherland advises commodity pool operator in establishing exchange-traded investments.

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Office Information

Meltem F. Kodaman

700 Sixth Street NW, Suite 700
WashingtonDC 20001-3980


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