Christopher Schell

Davis Polk & Wardwell


+1 212 450 4011

Notable practitioner

Bar admissions:

New York


New York
United States

Practice areas:

Capital markets
Capital markets : Equity
Capital markets : Structured finance and securitisation

Mr. Schell is a partner in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, practicing in the Derivatives and Structured Products Group. He regularly advises financial institutions on numerous types of domestic and international debt and equity capital markets transactions. He represents issuers and investment banks. His practice includes advising financial institutions in connection with offerings of structured products, including numerous types of synthetic exchangeable securities and other equity, commodity and currency linked products. He has extensive experience developing new financial products, including innovative offerings of units, warrants, exchange traded notes and proprietary indexes, for both retail and institutional investors.

He routinely advises on SEC, FINRA and other regulatory and transactional matters related to structured products, such as SEC comment letters, compliance projects and the impact of the Dodd-Frank Act.