Hallie T. Damon
  1. Associate

Ms. Damon is an associate in Davis Polk’s Financial Institutions Group. She advises major international banks, domestic custody banks, asset managers, corporations and broker-dealers on a wide range of financial regulatory matters, including strategic bank regulatory and financial reform advice. She is experienced in advising on legal and compliance requirements related to derivatives and swaps regulation, the Bank Holding Company Act, the Volcker Rule and the preparation of living wills.  Her practice also includes regulatory advice to U.S. and non-U.S. banks and other financial institutions on a variety of transactional matters, including capital markets offerings, M&A transactions, private placements and ongoing disclosure obligations.


Work Highlights

Ms. Damon has been actively involved in providing regulatory advice to:

  • Financial institutions on the CFTC and SEC regulatory framework for swaps, including the swap dealer registration process, annual regulatory compliance reporting, the development and implementation of swap dealer policies and procedures and the extraterritorial application of CFTC and SEC swap regulations to cross-border derivatives transactions

  • Custody banks on specific issues related to custody businesses
  • Financial institutions on regulatory implications of the Bank Holding Company Act, including control determinations and permissible expansion of activities
  • Several U.S. G-SIBs on the preparation of their living wills
  • Financial institutions on the impact and implementation of the Volcker Rule
  • Issuers and underwriters in connection with initial public offerings, private placements and other equity and debt offerings

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2013

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York


  • B.A., Government, Dartmouth College, 2008
    • cum laude
  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 2013
    • James Kent Scholar