George Cahill's practice includes transactional, litigation, and regulatory work with a focus on complex financial instruments. George advises dealers and end-users with derivatives documentation and lenders and borrowers in connection with credit agreements. He has represented trustees, arrangers, and collateral managers in litigations involving various types of structured finance transactions. He also regularly provides prelitigation advice in connection with bond, loan, and credit default swap positions. George has years of bankruptcy experience and is a member of the Firm's LIBOR Initiative Working Group.
Prior to joining Jones Day, George was a managing director of the derivatives team for the Lehman Brothers Holdings bankruptcy estate where he participated in more than a hundred mediations and spearheaded dozens of litigations. He achieved hundreds of settlements relating to portfolios of interest rate, credit, currency, equity, and commodity derivatives. George spent the first part of his career representing arrangers and asset managers in connection with securitizations, including CLOs, cash and synthetic CDOs, RMBS, and other ABS.
- The George Washington University (J.D. 2004); Boston College (B.A. 1999)
- New York and Connecticut
- Summer Honors Program, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (2002)
- Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder