October 3, 2022
Clifford Chance adds partner Darren Littlejohn to US derivatives practice
Leading international law firm Clifford Chance announced today the hiring of derivatives and structured finance partner Darren Littlejohn to its US Structured Finance team.
Littlejohn has extensive experience advising investment banks, fund managers, corporations and other end users on structuring, regulatory analysis, and documentation of complex derivatives across a broad range of asset classes. His legal career of more than 15 years spans private practice and in-house counsel roles.
Americas Global Financial Markets Co-Head Lee Askenazi says, "Darren's appointment reflects our strategy to enhance our offerings in the derivatives space to meet the growing demand for top-level advice across structured products.
"He brings remarkable insight and experience that will surely add significant value to our team and clients in the US and around the globe."
The firm's 14th senior lateral hire in 2022, Littlejohn offers, "I am deeply impressed by Clifford Chance's growth trajectory in the Americas; the firm's ambition matches my own drive and motivation to tap into the limitless opportunities to guide clients in an everchanging derivatives market."