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Caitlin L. Wood


Caitlin L. Wood

Derivatives & Structured Products
New York

Advises on the structuring, negotiation and execution of a broad range of equity-related transactions.

Caitlin is a member of our Capital Markets and Derivatives & Structured Products practices. She advises investment banks, corporations and institutional holders on the structuring, negotiation and execution of a broad range of equity-related transactions, including public and private convertible and exchangeable securities offerings and associated derivative transactions, accelerated share repurchase programs, margin loans secured by significant positions in public companies, and various equity-linked hedging and monetization transactions.

Caitlin is recognized by Chambers USA as Up and Coming in both convertible debt and derivatives. A client quoted by Chambers says she “has tremendous subject-matter expertise which she couples with a strong ability to advocate for client positions effectively.” Caitlin is also recognized by Legal 500 U.S. as a Next Generation Partner in derivatives and structured products and by IFLR1000 as a Rising Star Partner in derivatives.



 Chambers USA – Capital Markets: Convertible Debt, Up and Coming

Chambers USA – Derivatives, Up and Coming

Legal 500 U.S. – Structured Finance: Derivatives and Structured Products, Next Generation Partner

IFLR1000 – Capital Markets: Derivatives, United States, Rising Star Partner


J.D., Harvard Law School
B.A., Political Science, University of Pennsylvania
  • summa cum laude
  • Leo S. Rowe Prize

Professional history

  • Davis Polk, 2014-2019 and 2021-present
  • Associate, Simpson Thacher, 2019-2021

Qualifications and admissions

  • State of New York
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