John G. Crowley
  1. Partner

Mr. Crowley is a partner in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department and a member of the firm’s Capital Markets Group.  He has significant experience representing issuers and investment banks in numerous types of domestic and international capital markets transactions, as well as financial institutions in connection with structured products offerings. Mr. Crowley is also a member of Davis Polk’s Investment Management/Private Funds Group, where he advises on the formation of private funds and other investment vehicles.  He has extensive experience advising corporations, financial institutions, private funds and other principals on a wide variety of corporate and corporate finance transactions.


Mr. Crowley is listed as a leading lawyer in several legal industry publications, including:

  • Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
  • Chambers Asia
  • IFLR1000
  • Practical Law Company’s Cross-border Capital Markets Handbook and Cross-border Finance: Secured Lending Handbook

Professional History

  • Partner, 2000-present
  • Associate, 1992-2000
  • Hong Kong office, 2001-2007
  • London office, 1994-1997
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Lee P. Gagliardi, U.S. District Court, S.D. New York, 1990-1992

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York


  • B.S., Rutgers University, 1985
  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 1990
    • cum laude
    • Editor, Fordham Law Review