Evan Koster's experience is both broad – including all asset classes, such as commodities, fixed income, foreign exchange and equities – and narrow, including energy derivatives and energy trading. He also counsels clients regarding Dodd-Frank derivatives regulatory and compliance issues, and has been active in advocacy related to the Dodd-Frank rulemaking process.
Previously, Evan was an in-house derivatives counsel at two financial institutions and an outside derivatives counsel to a number of Fortune 500 companies and sovereign entities.
Evan also represents financial institutions, sovereigns and corporate borrowers in Latin American debt capital markets, in both primary offerings and liability management exercises. He has represented clients in leading sovereign and quasi-sovereign debt transactions in Latin America, including the Republic of Ecuador’s return to the capital markets in 2014.
Bar admissions: Connecticut, District of Columbia, Maryland, New York.
Education: JD, Benjamin N Cardozo School of Law, 1986; BA, cum laude, Clark University, 1983.