Alice Griffin
Of Counsel
Ms. Griffin has over 15 years of experience practicing law.  Her practice focuses on
derivatives and other financial products, fund formation, corporate, securities, and bankruptcy
issues.  For the last six years she acted as in-house counsel for broker/dealers supporting fixed
income, equity, and credit derivatives product desks, as well as advising on distressed debt
transactions.  She has extensive experience drafting complex derivatives documentation
including master confirmations, and ISDA Master, repo, secured lending, and netting
agreements.  To address increasing complexity of derivatives products, especially in the case
of new/novel derivatives, Ms. Griffin specializes in creating technical language that
accurately describes complex financial products.  Ms. Griffin has written and lectured about
the critical importance of accurate definitions of financial products in legal agreements.

Ms. Griffin began her career practicing bankruptcy law at major New York law firms, later
obtained an MBA degree, with a concentration in Financial Management, and then
proceeded to practice as a corporate finance and transactional attorney.  
Experience
www.fundscounsel.com
New York City                                         Westchester
Serving the alternative investment funds industry
Willkie Farr & Gallagher
Anderson Kill Olick & Oshinsky
Prior Law Firm Affiliation
M.B.A., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management
J.D., University of California -- Los Angeles, School of Law
B.A., Wellesley College
Education
"Non-Standard Collateral:  Issuer Risk and Other Hazards," Derivatives Week, June 27, 2005
"Documenting Structured/Exotic Trades:  Problems and Suggestions,"
Operations
Management
, May 2006
Recent Publications
New York State
Admissions

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