James M. Cain - Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
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James M. Cain

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 202-383-0180

With more than three decades of experience, Jamie Cain has guided insurers, banks, securities and commodities firms, and funds through significant transactions that transform their businesses including public and private securities offerings and mergers and acquisitions. He regularly works with U.S. and foreign companies to interpret and comply with the myriad of securities, commodities, insurance and banking laws that apply to these transactions.

A frequent speaker at industry conferences, Jamie is recognized for his knowledge of the Dodd-Frank Act and the regulation and use of derivatives including those instruments used for interest rate, foreign exchange, equity and commodity, credit default and equity transactions and related collateral arrangements. He represents a wide range of global clients, typically on the buy side, including major public companies, financial institutions, public and private funds, government sponsored enterprises, and foreign governments, in documenting those transactions and advising on internal and regulatory compliance.

Jamie also advises insurers, banks and broker-dealers in connection with cross-industry acquisitions and in the distribution of their respective products both domestically and internationally.


Client Comments

"Jamie Cain is a terrific derivatives lawyer. He has deep knowledge in the field, the ability to convey client needs to other market participants, and is civil and professional in negotiations."

-Reggie O'Shields
Vice President and Deputy General Counsel
Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta

"Jamie Cain is the best counsel for corporates in derivative laws and upcoming Dodd-Frank regulations. Jamie has an excellent understanding of needs and legal ownership structures of his corporate client to provide laser focus advice to immediate needs and future watch outs."

Office Location

700 Sixth Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20001
United States


Practice Areas

Derivatives and Futures Law

Other Information

Gender: Male