Skadden Adds Partner in Washington, D.C. Office
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SkaddenMark D. Young, a leading financial services regulation attorney with vast experience representing clients before the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), has joined Skadden as a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office.

According to the press release at the firm’s site, Mr. Young, a former CFTC assistant general counsel, has handled landmark appeals in the area of CFTC-SEC jurisdiction and has a strong background in legislative issues addressing financial regulatory reform.

He has more than thirty years of experience in financial services regulation, legislative advocacy, and business and transactional counseling in the derivatives arena. On behalf of his broad client base, he played a key role in the development of federal regulatory policy on financial derivatives under the Dodd-Frank Act and will be active on behalf of the firm’s clients as those agencies develop the numerous new regulations required by the Act. In addition, he played a lead role in connection with every major piece of legislation to amend the Commodity Exchange Act, the statute administered by the CFTC, since 1978.


Founded in 1948, Skadden is a New York City based firm with 2,000 lawyers in 24 offices around the world including Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C., Toronto, Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Beijing, Hong Kong and Sydney.


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